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Biography of Anne Bradstreet

Anne Bradstreet

Anne Bradstreet (1612 - 1672)

Anne Bradstreet (ca. 1612 - September 16, 1672), colonial American woman, was the first published American woman writer.

Bradstreet was born in Northampton, England. She was the daughter of Governor Thomas Dudley and Dorothy Yorke Dudley. At the age of 16, she married Simon Bradstreet, an employee and future governor of the Massachusetts Bay Company. Anne and Simon emigrated to America along with Anne's parents in 1630 aboard the Arabella. Bradstreet wrote poetry of domestic and religious themes, and in 1650, she published The Tenth Muse Lately Sprung Up in America which appeared in London. In 1678, she (posthumously) published Several Poems Compiled with Great Variety of Wit and Learning in America. She died in Andover, MA, and is buried in the Old Burying Point in Salem, MA.


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34 Poems written by Anne Bradstreet

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18277 Verses upon the Burning of our House, July 18th Comments and analysis of Verses upon the Burning of our House, July 18th by Anne Bradstreet 65 Comments
14790 The Author to her Book Comments and analysis of The Author to her Book by Anne Bradstreet 5 Comments
13231 A Letter to Her Husband Comments and analysis of A Letter to Her Husband by Anne Bradstreet 2 Comments
12983 Prologue Comments and analysis of Prologue by Anne Bradstreet 5 Comments
9483 The Flesh and the Spirit Comments and analysis of The Flesh and the Spirit by Anne Bradstreet 2 Comments
7680 By Night when Others Soundly Slept Comments and analysis of By Night when Others Soundly Slept by Anne Bradstreet 10 Comments
7347 We May Live Together Comments and analysis of We May Live Together by Anne Bradstreet 34 Comments
6692 In Reference to Her Children
6165 The Vanity of All Worldly Things
6018 To my Dear and Loving Husband Comments and analysis of To my Dear and Loving Husband by Anne Bradstreet 2 Comments
5621 In Honour of that High and Mighty Princess, Queen ELIZABETH Comments and analysis of In Honour of that High and Mighty Princess, Queen ELIZABETH by Anne Bradstreet 2 Comments
5231 Spirit
4857 The Flesh and the Spirit Comments and analysis of The Flesh and the Spirit by Anne Bradstreet 34 Comments
4622 Epitaphs
4549 Another Comments and analysis of Another by Anne Bradstreet 22 Comments
4022 Upon Some Distemper of Body Comments and analysis of Upon Some Distemper of Body by Anne Bradstreet 4 Comments
4004 Deliverance from a Fit of Fainting Comments and analysis of Deliverance from a Fit of Fainting by Anne Bradstreet 1 Comment
3891 Of the Four Ages of Man
3762 The Vanity of All Worldly Things
3464 Here Follow Several Occasional Meditations
3112 The Four Ages of Man Comments and analysis of The Four Ages of Man by Anne Bradstreet 1 Comment
2839 In Thankful Remembrance for My Dear Husband's Safe Arrival
2783 Deliverance from Another Sore Fit
2734 Another (II)
2630 In My Solitary Hours in My Dear Husband his Absence
1549 Contemplations Comments and analysis of Contemplations by Anne Bradstreet 225 Comments
653 Meditations Divine and Moral
640 To Her Father with Some Verses
477 Before the Birth of One of Her Children Comments and analysis of Before the Birth of One of Her Children by Anne Bradstreet 16 Comments
315 A Dialogue between Old England and New Comments and analysis of A Dialogue between Old England and New by Anne Bradstreet 258 Comments
304 Here Follows Some Verses upon the Burning of Our House Comments and analysis of Here Follows Some Verses upon the Burning of Our House by Anne Bradstreet 56 Comments
211 Upon My Dear and Loving Husband his Going into England Jan. 16
196 Upon a Fit of Sickness
51 To My Dear And Loving Husband Comments and analysis of To My Dear And Loving Husband by Anne Bradstreet 100 Comments


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