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The trials of Phillis Wheatley : America's first Black poet and her encounters with the founding fathers

Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; ebrary, Inc.
Publisher: New York : Basic Civitas Books, 2010. ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The slave Phillis Wheatley literally wrote her way to freedom when, in 1773, she became the first person of African descent to publish a book of poems in the English language. This title examines how  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Named Person: Phillis Wheatley; Phillis Wheatley
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; ebrary, Inc.
ISBN: 9780465018505 0465018505
OCLC Number: 842909139
Notes: Expanded version of the Jefferson Lecture, presented at the Library of Congress, in March 2002.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 129 pages)
Other Titles: Ebrary Academic Complete Subscription Collection.
Responsibility: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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