1675 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Anne Bradstreet

Edward Phillips, in Theatrum Poetarum (1675) 2:254.



Anne Broadstreet, a New-England Poetess, no less in title, viz, before her Poems, printed in Old England anno 1650; then The tenth Muse sprung up in America, the memory of which Poems, consisting chiefly of Descriptions of the four Elements, the four Humours, the four Ages, the four Seasons, and the four Monarchies, is not yet wholly extinct.