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Author Carretta, Vincent.

Title Phillis Wheatley : biography of a genius in bondage / Vincent Carretta.

Imprint Athens : University of Georgia Press, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    811 Wheatley,P CAR    Available
Description xiv, 279 p., [22] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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".
Subject Wheatley, Phillis, 1753-1784.
African American women poets -- Biography.
Poets, American -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Biography.
Slaves -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9780820333380 (cloth : alk. paper)
0820333387 (cloth : alk. paper)

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