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: 3.82 · 1,854 ratings · 126 reviews · 52 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Works of Anne Bradstreet

3.66 avg rating — 429 ratings — published 1967 — 7 editions
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To My Husband and Other Poems

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3.63 avg rating — 144 ratings — published 2000 — 3 editions
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Poems of Anne Bradstreet

3.80 avg rating — 85 ratings — published 1969 — 2 editions
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To My Dear and Loving Husband

3.66 avg rating — 59 ratings — published 2012
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The Tenth Muse, Lately Spru...

3.79 avg rating — 29 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

3.64 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 1650
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Anne Bradstreet - The Compl...

4.08 avg rating — 12 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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