Who is Anne Bradstreet?

Anne Bradstreet

Anne Bradstreet (born Anne Dudley; c. 1612 – September 16, 1672) was the first poet and first female writer in the British North American colonies to be published. Her first volume of poetry was The Tenth Muse Lately Sprung Up in America, published in 1650. It was met with a positive reception in both the Old World and the New World.

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Anne Bradstreet - List of Works
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American Poetry - Poetry in The Colonies
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    For such despite they cast on female wits:
    If what I do prove well, it won’t advance,
    They’ll say it’s stol’n, or else it was by chance.
    —Anne Bradstreet (c. 1612–1672)

    Men decided a few centuries ago that any job they found repulsive was women’s work.
    Frances Gabe, U.S. scientist. As quoted in Feminine Ingenuity, ch. 15, by Anne L. MacDonald (1992)