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Phillis Wheatley: young Colonial poet

Kathryn Kilby Borland

Phillis Wheatley: young Colonial poet

by Kathryn Kilby Borland

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Wheatley, Phillis, 1753-1784 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Wheatley, Phillis, 1753-1784 -- Childhood and youth.,
    • Poets, American -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Slaves -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • African American poets -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Poets, American.,
    • Slaves.,
    • African Americans -- Biography.,
    • Women -- Biography.

    • About the Edition

      When Mrs. Wheatley bought the thin, frightened little black girl at the Boston slave market, she could not guess that the child would become a celebrated poet renowned throughout the colonies.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Kathryn Kilby Borland and Helen Ross Speicher. Illustrated by William K. Plummer.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
      SeriesChildhood of famous Americans, Childhood of famous Americans series.
      ContributionsSpeicher, Helen Ross, joint author., Plummer, William K., ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS866.W5 Z58
      The Physical Object
      Pagination200 p.
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5609477M
      LC Control Number68017025

        The Poetry of Phillis Wheatley Rebecca Beatrice Brooks April 4, Aug Comments Off on The Poetry of Phillis Wheatley Phillis Wheatley was a slave and a world-renowned poet from Massachusetts during the American Revolution.   Born in West Africa before being captured and brought to slavery in the American colonies, Phillis Wheatley was the first African-American woman poet in history. For all her poetic brilliance and international renown, Wheatley died destitute at the age of Triumphant and tragic, eloquent.

      Phyllis Wheatley, young colonial poet. They are not actual photos of the physical item for sale and should not be relied upon as a basis for edition or condition. Complete Writings by Phillis Wheatley (English) Paperback Book Free Shipping! $ Free shipping. The Mystery of the Gulls by Phyllis A. Whitney Signet. $Seller Rating: % positive. Phillis Wheatley: Negro Slave by citing in the bibliography 44 references on the poet, on Colonial life in Boston, on the background of the American .

      Phillis Wheatley, Early African- died at a very young age. Phillis tried to publish another book of her poems. But now that she was free, she had lost her appeal as a slave poet. For nearly thirty-five years Julian Mason's The Poems of Phillis Wheatley () has been the standard edition of the poems and letters of this young black poet of eighteenth-century Boston. This new edition has been extensively revised in light of Wheatley scholarship since its publication. It has been expanded to include all of the fifty-six poems and twenty-two letters .


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