The Two Anne’s

Emily W | November 22, 2009

In 1637, when Anne Hutchinson was banished from the Massachusett’s Bay Colony, Anne Bradstreet’s husband recorded the proceedings. I take a look at how these two women–one a spritial leader and the other a poet–grappled with constraints on female speech in an essay published that poetryfoundation.org published last week: Anne Bradstreet: “To My Dear and [...]