Anne Bradstreet


Born
in Northampton, The United Kingdom
January 01, 1612

Died
September 12, 1672


An English-American writer, the first notable American poet, and the first woman to be published in Colonial America. Her work was very influential to Puritans in her time.

Average rating: 3.83 · 2,088 ratings · 143 reviews · 48 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Works of Anne Bradstreet

3.67 avg rating — 474 ratings — published 1967 — 7 editions
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To My Husband and Other Poems

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3.66 avg rating — 154 ratings — published 2000 — 4 editions
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Poems of Anne Bradstreet

3.74 avg rating — 94 ratings — published 1969 — 4 editions
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To My Dear and Loving Husband

3.67 avg rating — 70 ratings — published 2012
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The Tenth Muse, Lately Spru...

3.79 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 1965 — 3 editions
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Upon the Burning of Our House

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The Prologue

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The Author to her Book

3.48 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 1650
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Anne Bradstreet - The Compl...

4.08 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2009
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The Complete Works of Anne ...

3.91 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1981
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“Sweet words are like honey, a little may refresh, but too much gluts the stomach.”
Anne Bradstreet

“Authority without wisdom is like a heavy axe without an edge, fitter to bruise than polish.”
Anne Bradstreet

“If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome."

[Meditations Divine and Moral]”
Anne Bradstreet, The Works of Anne Bradstreet

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