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Wheatley, Phillis 1753-1784

Overview
Works: 386 works in 1,126 publications in 1 language and 49,808 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Records and correspondence  Personal correspondence  Musical settings  Music  Biography  Fiction  History  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Lyricist, Dedicatee
Classifications: PS866, 811.1
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Most widely held works about Phillis Wheatley
 
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Poems on various subjects, religious and moral by Phillis Wheatley( Book )

145 editions published between 1773 and 2016 in English and held by 1,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wheatley's Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral (London, 1773) is the first book published by an African-American author, and the frontispiece portrait of Wheatley is the only surviving work by the African-American slave artist Scipio Moorhead (born ca. 1750)"--Digital Collections home page
The poems of Phillis Wheatley by Phillis Wheatley( Book )

26 editions published between 1909 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems and letters of the first significant black American writer who knew no English when she was brought from Africa to Boston as a child in the eighteenth century
American premieres by United States Air Force Band( Recording )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems by Phillis Wheatley( Book )

18 editions published between 1773 and 2011 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xeroxes of five ms. poems by Phillis Wheatley, including one in a letter from Wheatley to Mary Clap Wooster; and a photocopy of Wheatley's "Elegiac poem, on the death of ... George Whitefield" in a pamphlet by Ebenezer Pemberton. Also, five letters from various collections containing references to Wheatley
Memoir and poems of Phillis Wheatley, a native African and a slave. Also, Poems by a slave by Phillis Wheatley( Book )

21 editions published between 1833 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is a memoir and collection of poems by Phyllis Wheatley, the first African-American poet and first African-American woman to publish her writing in America
Poems of Phillis Wheatley : a native African and a slave by Phillis Wheatley( Book )

3 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Negro equalled by few Europeans : translated from the French : to which are added poems on various subjects, moral and entertaining by Joseph Lavallée( Book )

10 editions published in 1801 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters of Phillis Wheatley, the Negro-slave poet of Boston by Phillis Wheatley( Book )

10 editions published in 1864 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elegy, sacred to the memory of the great divine, the Reverend and learned Dr. Samuel Cooper : who departed this life December 29, 1783, aetatis 59. by Phillis Wheatley( Book )

9 editions published in 1784 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liberty and peace : a poem. by Phillis Wheatley( Book )

9 editions published in 1784 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To the Rev. Mr. Pitkin, on the death of his lady by Phillis Wheatley( Book )

11 editions published in 1772 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To the Hon'ble Thomas Hubbard, Esq ; on the death of Mrs. Thankfull Leonard by Phillis Wheatley( Book )

10 editions published in 1773 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phillis's poem on the death of Mr. Whitefield by Phillis Wheatley( Book )

9 editions published in 1770 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elegy, to Miss. Mary Moorhead, on the death of her father, the Rev. Mr. John Moorhead by Phillis Wheatley( Book )

9 editions published in 1773 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To Mrs. Leonard, on the death of her husband by Phillis Wheatley( Book )

8 editions published in 1771 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems of Phillis Wheatley : with letters and a memoir by Phillis Wheatley( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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
Poems and letters by Phillis Wheatley( Book )

8 editions published between 1773 and 1974 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected works of Phillis Wheatley by Phillis Wheatley( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of writings by nineteenth-century author Phillis Wheatley, the first African-American to publish a book of poetry
Life and works of Phillis Wheatley, containing her complete poetical works, numerous letters, and a complete biography of this famous poet of a century and a half ago by Phillis Wheatley( Book )

9 editions published between 1916 and 1972 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Poems of Phillis Wheatley : a native African and a slave
Alternative Names
Filis Uitli

Filis Vitli

Peters, Phillis.

Peters, Phillis 1753-1784

Peters, Phillis Wheatley.

Peters, Phillis Wheatley 1753-1784

Phillis Wheatley afroamerikanische Dichterin

Phillis Wheatley Amerikaans dichteres (1753-1784)

Phillis Wheatley amerikansk poet

Phillis Wheatley poetessa statunitense

Phillis Wheatley poetisa estadounidense

Phyllis Wheatley

Wheatley Peter, Phillis 1753-1784

Wheatley, Phyllis.

Wheatley, Phyllis 1753-1784

Уитли, Филлис

Филис Витли

Филис Уитли

פיליס ויטלי

فيليس ويتلي

பில்லிஸ் வீட்லி

フィリス・ウィートレイ

菲麗絲·惠特蕾

菲丽丝·惠特蕾

Languages
English (544)

Covers
The poems of Phillis WheatleyPoems of Phillis Wheatley : a native African and a slaveThe poems of Phillis Wheatley : with letters and a memoirThe collected works of Phillis WheatleyThe collected works of Phillis WheatleyThe trials of Phillis Wheatley : America's first Black poet and her encounters with the founding fathersA voice of her own : the story of Phillis Wheatley, slave poet