The Poems of Phillis Wheatley
With Letters and A MemoirPaperback - 2010
"Born in Africa in 1753, Phillis Wheatley was kidnapped at the age of 7 and sold into slavery. At 19, she became the first black American poet to publish a book, on which this volume is based. Wheatley's elegies and odes offer fascinating glimpses into the origins of African-American literary traditions"--Publisher description.
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2010
Branch Call Number: PS866 .W5 2010
Characteristics: xiv, 77 pages ; 22 cm