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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 1 1 Browse Search
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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Chapter 9: the beginnings of verse, 1610-1808 (search)
Chapter 9: the beginnings of verse, 1610-1808 Samuel Marion Tucker, Ph.D., Professor of English in the Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute. The three periods. verse in the Southern and middle colonies. the first New England poets. the memorial poems. Anne Bradstreet. the Bay Psalm Book. Michael Wigglesworth. Dryden and Pope in New England. Philadelphia poets. the long poems of the eighteenth century. Timothy Dwight. political verse. David Humphreys. Joel Barlow. John Trumbull. Tory satirists. lyric poetry. Philip Freneau The two centuries that cover the beginnings of American poetry may be divided into three periods. The first period is that of the early colonial verse which begins in 1610 with the publication of Rich's ballad on the settlement of Jamestown and ends with the seventeenth century. With 1700 begins the second period, which is one of transition in purpose, subject, and style. The third period, which is marked by the beginnings of nationalism,