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Author Schweitzer, Ivy.

Title The work of self-representation : lyric poetry in colonial New England / Ivy Schweitzer.

Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c1991.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  811.109352 Sch97w    ---  Available
Description xi, 306 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Gender & American culture
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-295) and index.
Contents Gendering the universal : the Puritan paradigm of redeemed subjectivity -- The paradox of "practical conformity" : John Fiske's "Elegy" on John Cotton -- The Puritan cult of the spouse : Edward Taylor's dialectic of difference -- Anne Bradstreet : "In the place God had set her" -- Roger Williams's Key : a gynesis of race.
Subject American poetry -- Colonial period, approximately 1600-1775 -- History and criticism.
American poetry -- Puritan authors -- History and criticism.
American poetry -- New England -- History and criticism.
Christian poetry, American -- History and criticism.
Puritans -- New England -- Intellectual life.
Poetry -- Authorship -- Sex differences.
Puritans in literature.
Self in literature.
New England -- Intellectual life.
ISBN 0807819794 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807843296 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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