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Mistress Bradstreet : the untold life of America's first poet / Charlotte Gordon.

Gordon, Charlotte. (Author).
Book Book (c2005.)
Description: xiii, 337 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map, port. ; 25 cm.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., c2005.
21 of 21 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
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  • ISBN: 0316169048 (hardcover) :
  • ISBN: 9780316169042 (hardcover) :
  • Edition: 1st ed.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-328) and index.
Contents: Arrival -- Lilies and thorns -- Sempringham -- A man of exemplary discretion and fidelity -- God is leaving England -- Preparedness -- Our appointed time -- The crossing -- New world, new manners -- Upon my son -- Enemies within -- Ipswich -- Such things as belong to women -- Old England and new -- Now sister, pray proceed -- Foolish, broken, blemished muse -- The tenth muse -- Farewell, dear child.
Summary: This [book offers] the gripping story of a woman and poet of great feeling struggling to find a language to describe the country in which she finds herself. It also offers a rich and complex portrait of early America, the Puritans, and the trials and values whose legacy continues to shape our country to the present day. -Dust jacket.

Citation:

Gordon, Charlotte. "Mistress Bradstreet : the untold life of America's first poet." New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2005.

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