John Winthrop | Criticism

This literature criticism consists of approximately 75 pages of analysis & critique of John Winthrop.
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SOURCE: Schweninger, Lee. “In Response to the Antinomian Controversy,” “The Journal: A New Literature for a New World,” and “Cheerful Submission to Authority: Miscellaneous and Later Writings.” In John Winthrop, edited by Barbara Sutton, pp. 47-66; 87-98; 99-115. Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1990.

In the first essay that follows, Schweninger examines the Antinomian controversy, providing historical details to demonstrate the significance of Winthrop's writings on the subject. In the second, Schweninger considers Winthrop's Journal as a literary rather than historical document. In the third, Schweninger examines Winthrop's lesser‐known writings, their contributions to the history of Massachusetts, and their influence on Winthrop's reputation as a writer.

In Response to the Antinomian Controversy

One Mistris Hutchinson … a woman of a haughty and fierce carriage, of a nimble witt and active spirit, and a very voluble tongue, more bold then a man, though in understanding and judgement, inferiour to many women.

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