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The poems of Phillis Wheatley

Author: Phillis Wheatley; Julian D Mason, Jr.
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : English : Rev. and enl. edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Wheatley, Phillis, 1753-1784.
Poems of Phillis Wheatley.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c1989
(OCoLC)579370327
Named Person: Phillis Wheatley; Phillis Wheatley
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phillis Wheatley; Julian D Mason, Jr.
ISBN: 0807818356 9780807818350
OCLC Number: 18290514
Description: xvi, 235 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
On the Reputation of Phillis Wheatley, Poet --
A Note on the Text --
Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral --
Title Page of First Edition --
Dedication to First Edition --
Preface to First Edition --
John Wheatley's Letter to the Pubisher in First Edition --
Note to the Public in First Edition --
To Maecenas --
On Virtue --
To the University of Cambridge, in New England --
To the King's Most Excellent Majesty --
On Being Brought from Africa to America --
On the Death of the Rev. Dr. Sewell --
On the Death of the Rev. Mr. George Whitefield --
On the Death of a Young Lady of Five Years of Age --
On the Death of Young Gentleman --
To a Lady on the Death of Her Husband --
Goliath of Gath --
Thoughts on the Works of Providence --
To a Lady on the Death of Three Relations --
To a Clergyman on the Death of His Lady --
An Hymn in the Morning --
An Hymn to the Evening --
Isaiah LXIII. 1-8 --
On Recollection --
On Imagination --
A Funeral Poem on the Death of C. E. an Infant of Twelve Months --
To Captain H_____d, of the 65th Regiment --
To the RIght Honourable William, Earl of Dartmouth, His Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for North America,&c --
Ode to Neptune --
TO a Lady on Her Coming to North America with Her Son, for the Recovery of Her Health --
To a Lady on Her Remarkable Preservation in an Hurricane in North Carolina --
To a Lady and Her Children, on the Death of Her Son and Their Brother --
To a Gentleman and Lady on the Death of the Lady's Brother and Sister, and a Child of the Name Avis, Aged One Year --
On the Death of Dr. Samuel Marshall --
To a Gentleman on His Voyage to Great Britain for the Recovery of His Health --
To the Rev. Dr. Thomas Amory on Reading His Sermons on Daily Devotion, in Which That Duty is Recommended and Assisted --
On the Death of J.C. an Infant --
An Hymn to Humanity --
To the Honourable T. H. Esq.; on the Death of His Daughter --
Niobe in Distress for Her Children Slain by Apollo, from Ovid's Metamorphoses, Book VI. and from a View of the Painting of Mr. Richard Wilson --
To S.M. a Young African Painter, on Seeing His Works --
TO His Honour the Lieutenant Governor, on the Death of His Lady. March 24, 1773 --
A Farewel to America --
A Rebus, by I.B. --
An Answer to the Rebus, by the Author of These Poems --
On Messrs Hussey and Coffin --
To the University of Cambridge, Wrote in 1767 --
Atheism --
An Address to the Atheist --
Deism --
An Address to the Deist --
America --
To the King's Most Excellent Majesty --
On Friendship --
To the Ho. Commodore Hood --
On the Death of the Rev'd Dr. Sewall --
On the Death of Mr. Snider Murder'd by Richardson --
An Elegiac Poem on thee Death of George Whitefield --
An Ode of Verses on the Death of George Whitefield --
To Mrs. Leonard, on the Death of Her Husband --
On the Death of Dr. Samuel Marshall --
On the Death of Doctor Samuel Marshall --
Recollection --
To the Rev. Mr. Pitkin, on the Death of His Lady --
A Poem on the Death of Charles Eliot, Aged 12 Months --
To the RIght Honl. William Earl of Dartmouth --
To the Hon'ble Thomas Hubbard --
Farewell to America --
An Elegy, to Miss Mary Moorhead --
[To a Gentleman of the Navy] --
The Answer --
Philis's Reply to the Answer --
To His Excellency General Washington --
On the Capture of General Lee --
On the Death of General Wooster --
An Elegy to Dr. Samuel Cooper --
Liberty and Peace --
An Elegy on Leaving --
To Mr. and Mrs. ______, On the Death of Their Infant Son --
Letters: To the Countess of Huntingdon, To "Madam," [1771] [ with Wheatley's poem "Recollection] --
Proposals for Printing by Subscription, published February 29, 1772 --
To John Thornton --
To Arbor Tanner --
To the Earl of Dartmouth --
Proposals for Printing in London by Subscription --
To the Countess of Huntingdon --
To David Worcester [Wooster] --
To Obour Tanner --
To John Thornton --
To Samuel Hopkins --
To Samson Occom --
To Obour Tanner --
To John Thornton --
To Samuel Hopkins --
To Obour Tanner --
To John Thornton --
To George Washington --
TO Obour Tanner --
To Mary Wooster --
To Obour Tanner --
Proposals for Printing by Subscription, published October 30, 1779 --
[Proposal], published September 1784 (in the note for Wheatley's poem "To Mr. and Mrs. _______, On the Death of Their Infant Son") --
Ocean.
Other Titles: Phillis Wheatley.
Poems
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by Julian D. Mason, Jr.
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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.

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