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Collins, Anlocked

(fl. 1653)
  • Sidney Gottlieb

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Collins, An (fl. 1653), poet, is known only as the author of Divine Songs and Meditacions (1653), the sole source of information about her. This volume is in part a spiritual autobiography, but specific details about her life are either lacking, only briefly or cryptically disclosed, or woven into a generic pattern that makes it difficult to separate person from persona....

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