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Phillis Wheatley : biography of a genius in bondage

Author: Vincent Carretta
Publisher: Athens ; London : The University of Georgia Press, 2014. ©2011
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Carretta offers the first full-length biography of Phillis Wheatley (1753?-1784), who became the first English-speaking person of African descent to publish a book and only the second woman--of any  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version: Carretta, Vincent.
Phillis Wheatley.
Athens ; London : The University of Georgia Press, 2014
(OCoLC)892063097
Named Person: Phillis Wheatley; Phillis Wheatley
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent Carretta
ISBN: 9780820347042 0820347043
OCLC Number: 1050437041
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 279 pages, 22 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, map
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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" --
"The uncertain duration of all things temporal."
Responsibility: Vincent Carretta.

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