Anne Bradstreet--Themes and Discussion Questions: Bradstreet's poetry can be divided into three major categories: Public poetry, which includes du Bartas-derived pedagogical poems, didactic meditations on Puritan issues, celebratory poems in praise of individuals such as Philip Sidney and Queen Elizabeth I, and public verse that reflects on her own role as a writer and poet. The Author to her book Essay 952 Words | 4 Pages "The author to her book" is a poem written by Anne Bradstreet in the 17th century. The poem revolves around the narrator's baby which seems to be a personification for a book or collection of poems she has written.
Anne Bradstreet wrote in the Elizabethan literary tradition and became one of the first poets to write English verse in the American colonies. - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets.