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Anne Bradstreet: Brief Bibliography

Selected Secondary Bibliography on Anne Bradstreet


Arner, Robert D. “The Structure of Anne Bradstreet’s Tenth Muse.” Discoveries & Considerations: Essays on Early American Literature & Aesthetics Presented to Harold Jantz. Ed. Calvin Israel. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1976. 46-66.

Blackstock, Carrie Galloway. “Anne Bradstreet and Performativity.” Early American Literature 32.3 (1997): 222-249.

Blackstock, Carrie Galloway. “Anne Bradstreet and Performativity: Self-Cultivation, Self- Deployment.” Early American Literature 32.3 (1997): 222-48.

Brackett, Virginia. “The Countesse of Lincolne’s Nurserie as Inspiration for Anne Bradstreet.” Notes and Queries 42.240) (1995): 364-66.

Brackett, Virginia. “Putting the Flowers In.” Arachne: An Interdisciplinary Journal of the Humanities 7.1-2 (2000): 5-20.

Bradstreet, Anne  The Works of Anne Bradstreet. Ed. Robert Hensley. Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1967.

Brandt, Ellen B. “Anne Bradstreet: The Erotic Component in Puritan Poetry.” Women’s Studies 7.1-2 (1980): 39-53.

Caldwell, Patricia. “Why Our First Poet Was a Woman: Bradstreet and the Birth of an American Poetic Voice.” Prospects: An Annual Journal of American Cultural Studies 13 (1988): 1-35.

Cowell, Pattie. “Anne Bradstreet: ‘In Criticks Hands’.” Critical Essays on Anne Bradstreet. Ed. Pattie Cowell, and Anne Stanford. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1983.

Cowell, Pattie. “The Early Distribution of Anne Bradstreet’s Poems.” Critical Essays on Anne Bradstreet. Eds. Pattie Cowell and Ann Stanford. Crit. Essays on Amer. Lit.. Boston: Hall, 1983. 270-279.

Cowell, Pattie, and Ann Stanford. Critical Essays on Anne Bradstreet. Boston: Hall, 1983.

Craig, Raymond A. “Singing with Grace: Allusive Strategies in Anne Bradstreet’s ‘New Psalms’.” Studies in Puritan American Spirituality 1 (1990): 148-69.

Daly, Robert. God’s Altar: The World and the Flesh in Puritan Poetry. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1978.

Daly, Robert. “Powers of Humility and the Presence of Readers in Anne Bradstreet and Phillis Wheatley.” Studies in Puritan American Spirituality 4 (1993): 1-24.

Derounian-Stodola, Kathryn Zabelle. “‘The Excellency of the Inferior Sex’: The Commendatory Writings on Anne Bradstreet.” Studies in Puritan American Spirituality 1 (1990): 129-47.

Doriani, Beth M. “‘Then Have I . . . Said With David’: Anne Bradstreet’s Andover Manuscript Poems and the Influences of the Psalm Tradition.” Early American Literature 24.1 (1989): 52-69.

Dorsey, Peter. “Women’s Autobiography and the Hermeneutics of Conversion.” A/B: Auto/Biography Studies 8.1 (1993): 72-90.

Eaton, Sara. “Anne Bradstreet’s ‘Personal’ Protestant Poetics.” Women’s Writing 4.1 (1997): 57-71.

Eberwein, Jane Donahue. “‘No Rhet’ric We Expect’: Argumentation in Bradstreet’s ‘The Prologue’.” Early American Literature 16.1 (1981): 19-26.

Eberwein, Jane Donahue. “The ‘Unrefined Ore’ of Anne Bradstreet’s Quaternions.” Critical Essays on Anne Bradstreet. Ed. Pattie Cowell, and Ann Stanford. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1983.

Eberwein, Jane Donahue. “‘No Rhet’ric We Expect’: Argumentation in Bradstreet’s ‘The Prologue’.” Critical Essays on Anne Bradstreet. Ed. Pattie Cowell, and Ann Stanford. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1983.

Eberwein, Jane Donahue. “Anne Bradstreet (c.1612-1672).” Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers 11.2 (1994): 161-69.

Eberwein, Jane Donahue. “‘Art, Natures Ape’: The Challenge to the Puritan Poet.”Poetics in the Poem: Critical Essays on American Self-Reflexive Poetry. Ed. Dorothy Z. (ed. & introd.) Baker. American University Studies IV (EL&L). Series No: 184. New York: Peter Lang, 1997. 24-45.

Eur, Do-seon. “Reading Anne Bradstreet’s ‘Contemplations’ in the Light of the Emblematic Structure.” Literary Calvinism and Nineteenth-Century American Women Authors. Ed. Michael Schuldiner. Studies in Puritan American Spirituality. Lewiston, NY: Mellen, 1997. 45-69.

Fischer, Avery R. “Bradstreet’s ‘on My Dear Grandchild Simon Bradstreet and ‘before the Birth of One of Her Children’.” Explicator 59.1 (2000): 11-14.

Gillespie, Katharine. “‘This Briny Ocean Will O’erflow Your Shore’: Anne Bradstreet’s ‘Second World’ Atlanticism and National Narratives of Literary History.” Symbiosis: A Journal of Anglo-American Literary Relations 3.2 (1999): 99-118.

Hammond, Jeffrey A. “‘Make Use of What I Leave in Love’: Anne Bradstreet’s Didactic Self.” Religion and Literature 17.3 (1985): 11-26.

Hammond, Jeffrey A. “The Puritan Elegiac Ritual: From Sinful Silence to Apostolic Voice.” Studies in Puritan American Spirituality 2 (1991): 77-106.

Harvey, Tamara. “‘Now Sisters…Impart Your Usefulness and Force’: Anne Bradstreet’s Feminist Functionalism in the Tenth Muse (1650).” Early American Literature 35.1 (2000): 5-28.

Hesford, Walter. “The Creative Fall of Bradstreet and Dickinson.” Essays in Literature 14.1 (1987): 81-91.

Hornstein, Jacqueline. “Comic Vision in the Literature of New England Women before 1800.” Regionalism and the Female Imagination 3.2-3 (1977): 11-19.

Hughes, Walter. “‘Meat Out of the Eater’: Panic and Desire in American Puritan Poetry.” Engendering Men: The Question of Male Feminist Criticism. Eds. Joseph A. Boone and Michael Cadden. New York: Routledge, 1990. 102-121.

Irvin, William J. “Allegory and Typology ‘Imbrace and Greet’: Anne Bradstreet’s ‘Contemplations’.” Early American Literature 10 (1975): 30-46.

Ivic, Christopher. “‘Our British Land’: Anne Bradstreet’s Atlantic Perspective.” Archipelagic Identities: Literature and Identity in the Atlantic Archipelago, 1550-1800. Eds. Philip Schwyzer and Simon Mealor: Ashgate, Aldershot, England Pagination: 195-204, 2003. x, 232.

Jed, Stephanie. “The Tenth Muse: Gender, Rationality, and the Marketing of Knowledge.” Women, ‘Race,’ and Writing in the Early Modern Period. Eds. Margo Hendricks and Patricia Parker. London: Routledge, 1994. 195-208.

Kehler, Dorothea. “Anne Bradstreet and Spenser.” American Notes and Queries 8 (1970): 135.

King, Anne. “Anne Hutchinson and Anne Bradstreet: Literature and Experience, Faith and Works in Massachusetts Bay Colony.” International Journal of Women’s Studies 1 (1978): 445-67.

Kopacz, Paula. “‘Men can doe best, and women know it well’: Anne Bradstreet and Feminist Aesthetics.” Kentucky Philological Review 2 (1987): 21-29.

Kopacz, Paula. “‘To finish what’s begun’: Anne Bradstreet’s Last Words.” Early American Literature 23.2 (1988): 175-187.

Latta, Kimberly. “‘Such Is My Bond’: Maternity and Economy in Anne Bradstreet’s Writing.” Inventing Maternity: Politics, Science, and Literature, 1650-1865. Ed. Susan C. –Barash Greenfield, Carol. Cultural Studies/Women’s Studies. Lexington, KY: UP of Kentucky, 1999. 57-85.

Laughlin, Rosemary M. “Anne Bradstreet: Poet in Search of Form.” American Literature 42 (1970): (1)-17.

Lutes, Jean Marie. “Negotiating Theology and Gynecology: Anne Bradstreet’s Representation of the Female Body.” Signs 22.2 (1997): 302-334.

Maragou, Helena. “The Portrait of Alexander the Great in Anne Bradstreet’s ‘The Third Monarchy’.” Early American Literature 23.1 (1988): 70-81.

Margerum, Eileen. “Anne Bradstreet’s Public Poetry and the Tradition of Humility.” Early American Literature 17.2 (1982): 152-160.

Martin, Wendy. “Anne Bradstreet’s Poetry: A Study of Subversive Piety.” Shakespeare’s Sisters: Feminist Essays on Women Poets. Ed. Sandra Gilbert, and Susan Gubar. Bloomington: Indiana U P, 1978.

Martin, Wendy. An American Triptych. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1984.

Martin, Wendy. An American Triptych: Anne Bradstreet, Emily Dickinson, Adrienne Rich. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1984.

Mawer, Randall R. “‘Farewel Dear Babe’: Bradstreet’s Elegy for Elizabeth.” Early American Literature 15 (1980): 29-41.

McElrath, Joseph R. “The Text of Anne Bradstreet: Biographical and Critical Consequences.” Seventeenth-Century News 34 (1976): 61-63.

McElrath, Joseph R., Jr., and Allan P. Robb. The Complete Works of Anne Bradstreet. Boston: Twayne, 1981.

Meany, Birgit. “The Contemplative Art of Anne Bradstreet’s ‘Contemplations’.” (1993): 71-103.

Mehler, Carol R. “Anne Bradstreet’s House Fire: The Careless Maid and Careful God.” Studies in Puritan American Spirituality (1995): 63-71.

Murphy, Francis. “Anne Bradstreet and Edward Taylor.” The Columbia History of American Poetry. Eds. Jay Parini and Brett C. Millier. New York: Columbia UP, 1993. 1-15.

Nicolay, Theresa Freda. Gender Roles, Literary Authority, and Three American Women Writers: Anne Dudley Bradstreet, Mercy Otis Warren, Margaret Fuller Ossoli. New York: Peter Lang, 1995.

Oser, Lee. “Almost a Golden World: Sidney, Spenser, and Puritan Conflict in Bradstreet’s ‘Contemplations’.” Renascence: Essays on Value in Literature 52.3 (2000): 187-202.

Pender, Patricia. “Disciplining the Imperial Mother: Anne Bradstreet’s ‘a Dialogue between Old England and New’.” Women Writing, 1550-1750. Eds. Jo Wallwork and Paul Salzman. Meridian: The La Trobe University English Review Number: 18: Meridian, Bundoora, Australia Pagination: 115-31, 2001. 256.

Reed, Michael D. “The Prologues of Edward Taylor and Anne Bradstreet: A Psychoanalytic Reading.” Journal of Evolutionary Psychology 18.1-2 (1997): 5-14.
Reid, Bethany. “‘Unfit for Light’: Anne Bradstreet’s Monstrous Birth.” New England Quarterly: A Historical Review of New England Life and Letters 71.4 (1998): 517-42.

Requa, Kenneth A. “Anne Bradstreet’s Use of DuBartas in ‘Contemplations’.” Essex Institute Historical Collections 110 (1974): 64-69.

Requa, Kenneth A. “Anne Bradstreet’s Poetic Voices.” Early American Literature 9 (1974): 3-18.

Richardson, Robert D., Jr. “The Puritan Poetry of Anne Bradstreet.” Critical Essays on Anne Bradstreet. Ed. Pattie Cowell, and Ann Stanford. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1983.

Rosenfeld, Alvin H. “Anne Bradstreet’s ‘Contemplations’: Patterns of Form and Meaning.” New England Quarterly 43 (1970): 79-96.

Rosenmaier, Rosamond R. “The Wounds upon Bathsheba: Anne Bradstreet’s Prophetic Art.” Puritan Poets and Poetics: Seventeenth-Century American Poetry in Theory and Practice. Ed. Peter (ed. & pref.); Meserole White, Harrison T. (advisory ed.). University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1985. 129-146.

Rosenmeier, Rosamund R. “‘Divine Translation’: A Contribution to the Study of Anne Bradstreet’s Method in the Marriage of Poems.” Early American Literature 12 (1977): 121-35.

Rosenmeier, Rosamond. Anne Bradstreet Revisited. Twayne’s United States Authors Series. Vol. 580. Boston: Twayne, 1991.

Salska, Agnieszka. “Puritan Poetry: Its Public and Private Strain.” Early American Literature 19.2 (1984): 107-121.

Saltman, Helen. “‘Contemplations’: Anne Bradstreet’s Spiritual Autobiography.” Critical Essays on Anne Bradstreet. Eds. Pattie Cowell and Ann Stanford. Crit. Essays on Amer. Lit.. Boston: Hall, 1983. 226-237.

Sargent, Ritamarie. “Poetry and the Puritan Faith: The Elegies of Ann Bradstreet and Edward Taylor.” A Salzburg Miscellany: English and American Studies
1964-1984. Ed. Wilfried (introd.). Haslauer. Salzburg Studies in English Literature: Poetic Drama & Poetic Theory (PD), Salzburg, Austria. Series No: 27: 6.
Salzburg: Inst. fur Anglistik & Amerikanistik, Univ. Salzburg, 1984., 1984. I 149-160.

Scheick, William. “Logonomic Conflict in Anne Bradstreet’s “A Letter to Her Husband”.” Essays in Literature 21.2 (1994): 166-175.

Scheick, William J. “Authority and Witchery: Cotton Mather’s Ornaments and Mary English’s Acrostic.” Arizona Quarterly: A Journal of American Literature, Culture, and Theory 51.1 (1995): 1-32.

Schilling, Carol. “Corresponding Figures: Embodying Sacred and Secular Commomplaces in Anne Bradstreet’s Letters to Simon.” Literature and Belief 15 (1995): 139-59.

Schweitzer, Ivy. “Anne Bradstreet Wrestles with the Renaissance.” Early American Literature 23.3 (1988): 291-312.

Schweitzer, Ivy. The Work of Self-Representation: Lyric Poetry in Colonial New England. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1991.

Shuffelton, Frank. “Anne Bradstreet’s ‘Contemplations,’ Gardens, and the Art of Memory.” (1993): 25-43.

Stanford, Ann. Anne Bradstreet, the Wordly Puritan: An Introduction to Her Poetry. New York: Franklin, 1974.

Stanford, Ann. “Anne Bradstreet’s Emblematic Garden.” Critical Essays on Anne Bradstreet. Eds. Pattie Cowell and Ann Stanford. Crit. Essays on Amer. Lit.. Boston: Hall, 1983. 238-253.

Sweet, Timothy. “Gender, Genre, and Subjectivity in Anne Bradstreet’s Early Elegies.” Early American Literature 23.2 (1988): 152-174.

Thomsen, Kerri Lynne. “‘Thetis’ House’: Anne Bradstreet’s ‘Contemplations’ and the Sea.” The Sea and the American Imagination. Eds. Klaus Benesch, Jon- K. Adams and Kerstin Schmidt. Transatlantic Perspectives: A Series of Interdisciplinary North American Studies Number: 16: Stauffenburg, Tübingen, Germany Pagination: 37- 43, 2004. 280.

Walker, Cheryl. “Anne Bradstreet: A Woman Poet.” Critical Essays on Anne Bradstreet. Eds. Pattie Cowell and Ann Stanford. Crit. Essays on Amer. Lit.. Boston: Hall, 1983. 254-261.

Watts, Emily Stipes. “‘The Posy Unity’: Anne Bradstreet’s Search for Order.” Puritan Influences in American Literature. Ed. Emory Elliott. Illinois Studies in Language and Literature, Champaign, IL. Series No: 65. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1979. 23-37.

Wess, Robert C. “Religious Tension in the Poetry of Anne Bradstreet.” Christianity and Literature 25.2 (1976): 30-36.

Wharton, Donald P. “Anne Bradstreet and the Arbella.” Critical Essays on Anne Bradstreet. Eds. Pattie Cowell and Ann Stanford. Crit. Essays on Amer. Lit.. Boston: Hall, 1983. 262-269.

White, Peter, ed. Puritan Poets and Poetics: Seventeenth-Century American Poetry in Theory and Practice. University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 1985.

Winebrenner, Kimberly Cole. “Bradstreet’s Emblematic Marriage.” Studies in Puritan American Spirituality 4 (1993): 45-70.

Wright, Nancy E. “Epitaphic Conventions and the Reception of Anne Bradstreet’s Public Voice.” Early American Literature 31.3 (1996): 243-63.