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
... Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to Anne Bradstreet Before the Birth of One of Her Children A Dialogue between Old England and New A Letter to Her ...
American Poetry - Poetry in The Colonies
... verse with their descriptions of the "New World" up through 1650, the year of Anne Bradstreet's "The Tenth Muse," which was written in America, most likely in Ipswich, Massachusetts ... of "First," "American" and Poetry," they make Morton (and not Anne Bradstreet) America's first poet in English ... poets of the British colonies was Anne Bradstreet (1612 – 1672), who remains one of the earliest known women poets who wrote in English ...

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