English, Puritan woman. Writer of poetry and prose. Lived through 8 births, sickness, household movings.
Anne Bradstreet's Works
Works: The Prologue, The Author to her Book, Before the Birth of One of Her Children, To My Dear and Loving Husband, In Memory of My Dear Grandchild Elizabeth Bradstreet Who Deceased August 1665 Being a Year and Half Old, Here follows Some Verses Upon the Burning of Our House
Gentleman from Virginia. Lawyer, planter, writer, public official, father and husband with strong sexual appetites.
William Byrd's Works
William Byrd: His Secret Diary for the Years 1709-1744 Dairy published after the author's death which tells of his days hour by hour. He mentions his daughter's sickness, what he eats, neighborhood news, having sex with his wife, readings and prayers.
Born on July 4th, 1804 in Salem, Massachusetts.
Works: Rappaccini's Daughter. Story of Beatrice, poison-filled-science-experiment girl who Giovanni fell in love with, was poisoned by, and killed trying to save her.
Sarah Orne Jewett
Born in Maine in 1849. Began writing when she was 14. Wrote of American's heritage.
Works: A White Heron, story of lonely, country Sylvia who lives with her grandmother. Saves heron from hunter, Dan, but wonders what might have happened.