American Colonial Writers, 1606-1734

American Colonial Writers, 1606-1734

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Restores the place of early-American literature and its writers beyond just the New England sermon - long thought to be the only literary form accessible to the colonial population.He attacked the Church of Rome with the same kind of invective in the long poem written toward the end of his life, The Metrical History of Christianity. The most eloquent of his early (Kagt;ems, aquot;The Lay-mans Lamentation, aquot; praises the zeal of the dissenting preachers silenced by the Act of Uniformity, which finally drove Taylor himself to the Bay Colony. In aquot;A Letter sent to his Brother Joseph Taylor and his wife after a visitaquot; Taylor exhibited his early interest in acrostic verse, a form in whichanbsp;...


Title:American Colonial Writers, 1606-1734
Author: Emory Elliott
Publisher:Gale Cengage - 1984
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