The American Puritans (häftad)
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Morningside ed
Columbia University Press
Miller, Perry
Perry Miller
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385 g
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The American Puritans

Their Prose and Poetry

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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

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Chapter One: History 1. Of Plymouth Plantation, by William Bradford 2. A Defense of the Answer, by Thomas Shepard 3. Wonder-Working Providence of Sion's Savior, by Edward Johnson 4. Journal, by John Winthrop 5. The Antinomian Crisis, by John Winthrop 6. A General Introduction, by Cotton Mather Chapter Two: State and Society 1. A Model of Christian Charity, by John Winthrop 2. Limitation of Government, by John Cotton 3. Hartford Election Sermon, by Thomas Hooker 4. Speech to the General Court, by John Winthrop 5. The Simple Cobler of Aggawam, by Nathaniel Ward 6. Nehemiah on the Wall, by Jonathan Mitchell 7. New England's True Interest, by William Stoughton 8. The Happiness of a People, by William Hubbard 9. Vindication of the Government of New England Churches, by John Wise 10. A Discourse Concerning Unlimited Submission, by Jonathan Mayhew Chapter Three: This World and the Next 1. The Covenant of Grace, by Thomas Shepard 2. The Lesson of the Covenant, for England and New England, by Peter Bulkeley 3. A True Sight of Sin, by Thomas Hooker 4. Repentant Sinners and Their Ministers, by Thomas Hooker 5. Christian Calling, by John Cotton 6. Man Knows Not His Time, by Increase Mather 7. The Sovereign Efficacy of Divine Providence, by Urian Oakes 8. Phaenomena, by Samuel Sewall 9. Bonifacius, by Cotton Mather 10. Concerning Ancestors, by Solomon Stoddard Chapter Four: Personal Narrative 1. Autobiography, by Thomas Shepard 2. Richard Mather, by Increase Mather 3. Diary, by Samuel Sewall 4. The Redeemed Captive, by John Williams Chapter Five: Poetry 1. Several Poems, by Anne Bradstreet 2. Meditations, by Anne Bradstreet 3. The Day of Doom, by Michael Wigglesworth 4. God's Controversy with New England, by Michael Wigglesworth 5. A Threnodia, by E.B. 6. God's Determinations Touching His Elect, by Edward Taylor 7. Poems and Sacramental Meditations, by Edward Taylor Chapter Six: Literary and Educational Ideals 1. The Bay Psalm Book, by Richard Mather 2. New England's First Fruits 3. The Praise of Eloquence, by Michael Wigglesworth 4. Of Style, by Cotton Mather