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The American Puritans : Their Prose and Poetry - Perry Miller

The American Puritans

Their Prose and Poetry

By: Perry Miller (Editor)

Paperback Published: 22nd May 1982
ISBN: 9780231054195
Number Of Pages: 346
For Ages: 22+ years old

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Perry Miller's classic one-volume anthology of Puritan writings recreates the world of seventeenth-century New England through a judicious selection of tracts, journals, sermons, and poetry by the major Puritan writers: William Bradford, Cotton Mather, John Winthrop, Thomas Hooker, Anne Bradstreet, Michael Wigglesworth, and Edward Taylor among them.

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The American Puritan movement is the essential starting point for all considerations of American culture and no book in print provides a better introduction to it than does this one. -- Larzer Ziff

Of Plymouth Plantation
A Defense of the Answer
Wonder-Working Providence of Sion's Savior
The Antinomian Crisis
A General Introduction
State and Society
A Model of Christian Charity
Limitation of Government
Hartford Election Sermon
Speech to the General Court
The Simple Cobler of Aggawam
Nehemiah on the Wall
New England's True Interest
The Happiness of a People
Vindication of the Government of New England Churches
A Discourse Concerning Unlimited Submission
This World and the Next
The Covenant of Grace
The Lesson of the Covenant, for England and New England
A True Sight of Sin
Repentant Sinners and Their Ministers
Christian Calling
Man Knows Not His Time
The Sovereign Efficacy of Divine Providence
Concerning Ancestors
Personal Narrative
Richard Mather
The Redeemed Captive
Several Poems
The Day of Doom
God's Controversy with New England
A Threnodia
God's Determinations Touching His Elect
Poems and Sacramental Meditations
Literary and Educational Ideals
The Bay Psalm Book
New England's First Fruits
The Praise of Eloquence
Of Style
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ISBN: 9780231054195
ISBN-10: 023105419X
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 346
Published: 22nd May 1982
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.57 x 14.33  x 2.18
Weight (kg): 0.48