Poetry Books by Phillis Wheatley

Phillis Wheatley Books, Phillis Wheatley poetry book The Writings of Phillis Wheatley Authors: Vincent Carretta
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Published Date: 2019
Categories: African American poets
This edition includes all of the known surviving writings of the poet Phillis Wheatley (1753-1784), several of which have been discovered since the last attempt at a complete edition was published in 2001. Of the fifty-seven poems, as well as their authoritative variants, forty-six were published during her lifetime. Versions of nine of them were published before September 1773. Wheatley published thirty-eight works in Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral (London, 1773). Only seven of her poems were published between 1773 and her death in 1784. Eleven poems survive only in manuscript versions. This edition also includes all of Wheatley's extant prose writings: twenty-three letters and four subscription proposals. It includes as well the three known surviving letters written to Wheatley. Wheatley's writings are accompanied by an Introduction to her life and times, as well as extensive textual and explanatory notes.

Phillis Wheatley Books, Phillis Wheatley poetry book Various Poems Authors: Phillis Wheatley
Publisher: CreateSpace
Published Date: 2015-02-04
Categories: Poetry
"Various Poems", by Phillis Wheatley. Phillis Wheatley was second published African-American poet and first published African-American woman (1753-1784).

Phillis Wheatley Books, Phillis Wheatley poetry book The Poems of Phillis Wheatley, As They Were Originally Published in London 1773 Authors: Phillis Wheatley
Publisher: Hardpress Publishing
Published Date: 2012-01
Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.

Phillis Wheatley Books, Phillis Wheatley poetry book On Being Brought from Africa to America and Other Poems Authors: Phillis Wheatley
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Published Date: 2017-06-24
This Squid Ink Classic includes the full text of the work plus MLA style citations for scholarly secondary sources, peer-reviewed journal articles and critical essays for when your teacher requires extra resources in MLA format for your research paper.

Phillis Wheatley Books, Phillis Wheatley poetry book Poems of Phillis Wheatley - A Native African and a Slave Authors: Phillis Wheatley
Publisher: Storck Press
Published Date: 2008-07
Categories: Literary Criticism
Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Phillis Wheatley Books, Phillis Wheatley poetry book America's First Black Poet Authors: Rebecca Sodergren, Phillis Wheatley
Publisher: Christian Liberty Press
Published Date: 2013-07-01
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
This reader provides an introduction to the life and poetry of Phillis Wheatley, America's first African-American poet. Although taken from Africa as a young girl and brought to colonial Boston to be a slave, she became a well-educated, Christian poet who was recognized for her work in both America and England. This biographical sketch is designed to be an introductory overview of Ms. Wheatley's life and work. It contains a brief description of her life and nine of her poems. It can be used as a reader for students, with its vocabulary words and comprehension questions, or as the foundation to a deeper study on this famous American.

Phillis Wheatley Books, Phillis Wheatley poetry book The Collected Works of Phillis Wheatley Authors: Phillis Wheatley, John C. Shields
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
Published Date: 1988
Categories: Literary Collections
Contains the complete works of the first African-American to publish a book of poetry

Phillis Wheatley Books, Phillis Wheatley poetry book The Poems of Phillis Wheatley Authors: Phillis Wheatley
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Published Date: 2012-03-15
Categories: Poetry
At the age of 19, Phillis Wheatley was the first black American poet to publish a book. Her elegies and odes offer fascinating glimpses of the beginnings of African-American literary traditions. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Phillis Wheatley Books, Phillis Wheatley poetry book Poems of Phillis Wheatley Authors: Phillis Wheatley
Publisher: Applewood Books
Published Date: 1995
Categories: Poetry
The poetry of AmericaĆ­s first published black poet was published before the Revolutionary War and recognized throughout the English-speaking world. Phillis Wheatley was born in Africa, sold as a slave in America, and became a celebrity in Europe. This volume also contains a short memoir of her life.

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