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Complete Writings
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Complete Writings

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Complete Writings by Phillis Wheatley

Book Description

A full and rich collection of Wheatley's poetry and writings: from letters and tales, to hymns and elegies, translations and philosophical poems. With her contemplative elegies and her use of the poetic imagination to escape an unsatisfactory world, Wheatley anticipated the Romantic Movement of the following century, while shedding light on the injustice of her condition.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780140424300
ISBN-10: 014042430X
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 128mm x 12mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Penguin Books Australia
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
Publish Date: 30-May-2002
Country of Publication: Australia

Books By Author Phillis Wheatley

Poems of Phillis Wheatley by Phillis Wheatley Poems of Phillis Wheatley, Paperback (June 2010)

At the age of 19, Phillis Wheatley was the first black American poet to publish a book. Her elegies and odes offer fascinating glimpses of the beginnings of African-American literary traditions. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Collected Works of Phillis Wheatley by Phillis Wheatley Collected Works of Phillis Wheatley, Paperback (December 1989)

Phillis Wheatley (1753-1784), the first black American to publish a book, was internationally famous during her short life. This edition, with an essay by the editor, restores her to her proper place in America's literary heritage.

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Author Biography - Phillis Wheatley

Phyllis Wheatley (1753-1784) was taken from western Africa to Boston by the slave ship Phillis in 1761. Recognising her talent, her owners gave her an education and Wheatley became an internationally known poet before the age of twenty, the first published woman of African descent. Vincent Carretta is professor of English at the University of Maryland, College Park. He has edited the Penguin Classics editions of the work of Olaudah Equiano, Igniatius Sancho and Ottobah Cugoano.

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