skip to content
Phillis Wheatley : biography of a genius in bondage Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Phillis Wheatley : biography of a genius in bondage

Author: Vincent Carretta
Publisher: Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Reveals the fascinating life of Phillis Wheatley, the first English-speaking person of African descent to publish a book, and only the second woman to do so in America, and also to do so while she was a slave and a teenager.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Phillis Wheatley; Phillis Wheatley; Phillis Wheatley; Phillis Wheatley
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent Carretta
ISBN: 9780820333380 0820333387
OCLC Number: 719714733
Description: xiv, 279 p., [22] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: "On being brought from Africa to America" --
"Thoughts on the works of Providence" --
"I prefer the verse" --
"A wonder of the age indeed!" --
"A farewell to America" --
"Now upon my own footing" --
"An elegy on leaving".
Responsibility: Vincent Carretta.

Abstract:

"A Sarah Mills Hodge Fund publication"--T.p. verso.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Such scholars as Vincent Carretta, in "Phillis Wheatley", find her poetry more nuanced than her modern black critics have allowed. . . . Phillis Wheatley is a reminder that African-American Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/719714733> # Phillis Wheatley : biography of a genius in bondage
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "719714733" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/gau> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/894889765#Place/athens_ga> ; # Athens, Ga.
    rdfs:comment "Unknown 'gen' value: sgp" ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799517> ; # African American women poets
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/894889765#Event/1600_1775> ; # 1600 - 1775
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1120522> ; # Slaves
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1711107> ; # Poets, American--Colonial period
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/24620908> ; # Phillis Wheatley
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/811.1/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/894889765#Topic/poets_american_colonial_period_ca_1600_1775> ; # Poets, American--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/894889765#Topic/slaves_united_states> ; # Slaves--United States
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh86005154> ; # African American women poets
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2011" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/93416300> ; # Vincent Carretta
    schema:datePublished "2011" ;
    schema:description ""On being brought from Africa to America" -- "Thoughts on the works of Providence" -- "I prefer the verse" -- "A wonder of the age indeed!" -- "A farewell to America" -- "Now upon my own footing" -- "An elegy on leaving"."@en ;
    schema:description "Reveals the fascinating life of Phillis Wheatley, the first English-speaking person of African descent to publish a book, and only the second woman to do so in America, and also to do so while she was a slave and a teenager."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/894889765> ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:genre "Government publication"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Phillis Wheatley : biography of a genius in bondage"@en ;
    schema:numberOfPages "279" ;
    schema:productID "719714733" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/719714733#PublicationEvent/athens_ga_university_of_georgia_press_c2011> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/894889765#Agent/university_of_georgia_press> ; # University of Georgia Press
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780820333380> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/719714733> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/894889765#Agent/university_of_georgia_press> # University of Georgia Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "University of Georgia Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/894889765#Topic/poets_american_colonial_period_ca_1600_1775> # Poets, American--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
    a schema:Intangible ;
    rdfs:seeAlso <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010106636> ;
    schema:name "Poets, American--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh86005154> # African American women poets
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "African American women poets"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1120522> # Slaves
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Slaves"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1711107> # Poets, American--Colonial period
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Poets, American--Colonial period"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799517> # African American women poets
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "African American women poets"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/24620908> # Phillis Wheatley
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1753" ;
    schema:deathDate "1784" ;
    schema:familyName "Wheatley" ;
    schema:givenName "Phillis" ;
    schema:name "Phillis Wheatley" ;
    schema:sameAs <http://d-nb.info/gnd/118767593> ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/93416300> # Vincent Carretta
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Carretta" ;
    schema:givenName "Vincent" ;
    schema:name "Vincent Carretta" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780820333380>
    a pto:Acid-free_paper, schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:description "cloth : alk. paper" ;
    schema:isbn "0820333387" ;
    schema:isbn "9780820333380" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.