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Anne Bradstreet

(c. 1612—1672) poet

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(c. 1612–72),

American poet, born in England, emigrated to Massachusetts. Her volume of poems The Tenth Muse Lately Sprung Up in America was published in London in 1650 without her knowledge. Her work was highly praised in her own time and she has received much attention both as a woman writer and as the first poet of the New World.

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