The Poems of Phillis Wheatley

The Poems of Phillis Wheatley

With Letters and A Memoir

Unknown - 2010
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"Born in Africa in 1753, Phillis Wheatley was kidnapped at the age of 7 and sold into slavery. At 19, she became the first black American poet to publish a book, on which this volume is based. Wheatley's elegies and odes offer fascinating glimpses into the origins of African-American literary traditions"--Publisher description.
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2010
ISBN: 9780486475936
Branch Call Number: PS866 .W5 2010
Characteristics: xiv, 77 pages ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Odell, Margaretta Matilda


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