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By Patricia Hoffmann

in the course of Anne Killigrew's lifetime (1660-1685) such a lot of her identified dwelling family have been hooked up to the court docket, but little or no is understood approximately Anne herself. The twenty-five entire poems and 5 fragments that have been accrued and released via her father quickly after her loss of life most likely signify just a component to her output. they're reproduced the following from the replica held within the Folger Shakespeare Library. those works recommend a poet rather conversant with the period's propensity to remark and praise in verse. They recommend a occasionally traditional, occasionally in simple terms useful, yet usually particularly promising author. additionally, in contrast to lots of her contemporaries, Killigrew by no means makes use of Latin, or French, or Italian in her verse. From the proof of the poems the following there's solid cause to imagine that Killigrew might were a very good eighteenth-century poet.

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