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The Works of Anne Bradstreet

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$22.00 • £17.95 • €20.00

ISBN 9780674050273

Publication Date: 04/15/2010

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384 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

Belknap Press

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Anne Bradstreet was one of our earliest feminists and the first true poet in the American colonies. This collection of her extant poetry and prose, scrupulously edited by Jeannine Hensley, has long been the standard edition of Bradstreet’s work. Hensley’s introduction sketches the poet’s life, and Adrienne Rich’s foreword offers a sensitive critique of Bradstreet as a person and as a writer. The John Harvard Library edition includes a chronology of Bradstreet’s life and an updated bibliography.

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