Download PDF by Robert C. Evans: An Collins: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part Two,

By Robert C. Evans

An Collins' Divine Songs and Meditacions have been first revealed in a small eightvo quantity in London in 1653. the one extant reproduction is shortly held on the Huntington Library and it's, consequently, this reproduction that's reproduced during this facsimile variation. it really is an incredible textual content since it is likely one of the earliest volumes of accumulated poems via an English lady within the 17th century. The poems are specially exciting as a result of the glimpses they supply into the lifestyles and brain of a girl author in this interval and due to the social, political, ancient and non secular contexts during which they're embedded. the best identification of An Collins' is still a secret, and students have needed to depend on the Divine Songs and Meditacions for many in their figuring out of its writer, usually drawing very diversified conclusions approximately her spiritual, social and political views. to this point critics have keen on the biographical and historic curiosity of the poems, yet as Robert Evans highlights in his Introductory be aware to the quantity, those works additionally show a rhetorical energy and talent that advantages additional attention.

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