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By Robert C. Evans

An Collins' Divine Songs and Meditacions have been first published in a small eightvo quantity in London in 1653. the one extant reproduction is almost immediately held on the Huntington Library and it truly is, for this reason, this replica that's reproduced during this facsimile variation. it's a big textual content since it is without doubt one of the earliest volumes of amassed poems by way of an English lady within the 17th century. The poems are particularly fascinating as a result glimpses they supply into the existence and brain of a lady author in this interval and due to the social, political, ancient and non secular contexts during which they're embedded. the correct id of An Collins' is still a secret, and students have needed to depend upon the Divine Songs and Meditacions for many in their knowing of its writer, frequently drawing very assorted conclusions approximately her non secular, social and political views. thus far critics have interested by the biographical and old curiosity of the poems, yet as Robert Evans highlights in his Introductory observe to the quantity, those works additionally show a rhetorical energy and ability that benefits additional attention.

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