The Poetry Of American Women From 1632 To 1945

The Poetry Of American Women From 1632 To 1945

by Emily Stipes Watts


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780292764507
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 06/01/1978
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.54(d)

About the Author

Emily Stipes Watts is Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Chapter One. 1632–1758: Anne Dudley Bradstreet and the Other Puritan Poets
  • Chapter Two. 1735–1804: Another Kind of Independence
  • Chapter Three. 1800–1850: The Rise of Female Poetry
  • Chapter Four. 1800–1850: Sigourney, Smith, and Osgood
  • Chapter Five. 1850–1900: Refinement and Achievement
  • Chapter Six. 1900–1945: A Rose Is a Rose with Thorns
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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