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Memoir and poems of Phillis Wheatley, a native African and a slave

Phillis Wheatley

Memoir and poems of Phillis Wheatley, a native African and a slave

Also, Poems by a slave

by Phillis Wheatley

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Published by Ayer Company, Publishers, Inc. in Salem, New Hampshire .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPhillis Wheatley.
ContributionsHorton, George Moses, 1798?-ca. 1880.
The Physical Object
Pagination155 p. ;
Number of Pages155
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18435519M
ISBN 100836986865
LC Control Number76083898
OCLC/WorldCa18172997

It contains electronic editions of the Memoir and Poems of Phillis Wheatley, a Native African and a Slave and Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral. BIOGRAPHY A native of West Africa, Phillis Wheatley was kidnapped at the age of seven and sold to John Wheatley, a Boston tailor in Born in Africa in , Phillis Wheatley was kidnapped at the age of seven and sold into slavery. At nineteen, she became the first black American poet to publish a book, Poems on Various Subjects: Religious and Moral, on which this volume is based. Wheatley's poetry created a sensation throughout the English-speaking world, and the young poet read her work in aristocratic drawing rooms on /5(13).

Phillis Wheatley, also spelled Phyllis and Wheatly (c. – December 5, ) was the first African-American author of a book of poetry. Born in West Africa, she was sold into slavery at the age of seven or eight and transported to North was purchased by the Wheatley family of Boston, who taught her to read and write and encouraged her poetry when they saw her en: Three. Get this from a library! Memoir and poems of Phillis Wheatley, a native African and a slave, dedicated to the friends of the Africans.. [Phillis Wheatley; Margaretta Matilda Odell].

Get this from a library! Memoir and poems of Phillis Wheatley, a native African and a slave.. [Phillis Wheatley; Margaretta Matilda Odell; John Wheatley]. Memoir and poems of Phillis Wheatley a native African and a slave: dedicated to the friends of the Africans. by: Wheatley, Phillis, Published: () Phillis Wheatley: biography of a genius in bondage / by: Carretta, Vincent.


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Two of the greatest influences on Phillis Wheatley’s thought and poetry were the Bible and 18th-century evangelical Christianity. MEMOIR. PHILLIS WHEATLEY was a native of Africa; and was brought to this country in the yearand sold as a slave.

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