ALMOST A GOLDEN WORLD: SIDNEY, SPENSER, AND PURITAN CONFLICT IN BRADSTREET'S 'CONTEMPLATIONS'
- Logonomic Conflict in Anne Bradstreet's "A Letter to Her Husband" Scheick, William J. // Essays in Literature;Fall94, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p166
Studies logonomic conflict in Anne Bradstreet's poem `A Letter to Her Husband.' Use of biblical allusions; Self-conscious irony; Fragmenting of verse letter.
- "My body / not to either state inclined": Early American Women Challenge Feminist Criticism. Schweitzer, Ivy // Early American Literature;Jun2009, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p405
This article discusses the development of feminist scholarship and criticism in the field of early American literature. She notes that in the earlier stages, feminist criticism was focused solely on the recovery of texts by women and the gender oppression. Since then, it has come to include the...
- "To My Dear and Loving Husband" by Anne Bradstreet. Hanafi, Amira // To My Dear & Loving Husband by Anne Bradstreet;6/ 1/2011, p1
This article provides an explication of Anne Bradstreet's love poem "To My Dear and Loving Husband." The irregular sonnet is a moving tribute to Bradstreet's husband and allows the reader some insight into the concerns of the early Puritans of the New World, especially from a female perspective.
- Bliss Lost, Wisdom Gained: Contemplating Emblems and Enigmas in Anne Bradstreet's "Contemplations." Ditmore, Michael G. // Early American Literature;Mar2007, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p31
The article offers poetry criticism of "Contemplations," a sequence of religious poems by Anne Bradstreet. It examines the role of Bradstreet's professed Christian faith in the poems, addressing the themes of biblical history, spiritual presumption, and consciousness of mortality. Other topics...
- 'FAREWEL DEAR BABE': BRADSTREET'S ELEGY FOR ELIZABETH. Mawer, Randall R. // Early American Literature;Mar1980, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p29
Comments on the poem 'Farewel Dear Babe,' by Anne Bradstreet. Impact of the death of her grand-child on the poem; Interpretation of several poems Obsession of the seventeenth century Puritans.
- 'TO FINISH WHAT'S BEGUN': ANNE BRADSTREET'S LAST WORDS. Kopacz, Paula // Early American Literature;Sep88, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p175
Focuses on literary style of Anne Bradstreet. Preoccupation on finishing poems; Assessment on style on concluding poems; Use of sixteenth-century convention and seventeenth-century reaffirmations of doctrine in poems.
- 'NO RHET'RIC WE EXPECT': ARGUMENTATION IN BRADSTREET'S 'THE PROLOGUE' Eberwein, Jane Donahue // Early American Literature;Mar1981, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p19
Presents the poem 'The Prologue,' by Anne Bradstreet. Context of the poem; Argumentation deployed in the poem; Artistry of the poem.
- THE PORTRAIT OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT IN ANNE BRADSTREET'S 'THE THIRD MONARCHY' Maragou, Helena // Early American Literature;Mar1988, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p70
Focuses on the impact of Anne Bradstreet on history. Works and contributions; Impact of Puritan dogma on spiritual and moral values; Determination of the state policy.
- ANNE BRADSTREETS PUBLIC POETRY AND THE TRADITION OF HUMILITY. Margerum, Eileen // Early American Literature;Sep82, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p152
Anne Bradstreet's inclusion of apologies about her failure as a poet in all but one of her formal poems, her deprecation of the published verse in "The Author to her book," and her omission of any reference to her poetry in the letter "To my Dear Children" have been cited by critics as evidence...