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Wheatley, Phillis 1753-1784

Overview
Works: 421 works in 1,242 publications in 2 languages and 50,115 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Records and correspondence  Personal correspondence  Musical settings  Songs and music  Biography  Songs  Music  History  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Lyricist, Dedicatee
Classifications: PS866, 811.1
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Poems on various subjects, religious and moral by Phillis Wheatley( )

155 editions published between 1773 and 2018 in English and held by 4,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 39 poems written by Phillis Wheatley, the first published African-American woman poet
The poems of Phillis Wheatley by Phillis Wheatley( Book )

23 editions published between 1909 and 2007 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems and letters of the first significant black American writer who knew no English when she was brought from Africa to Boston as a child in the eighteenth century
Poems by Phillis Wheatley( Book )

24 editions published between 1773 and 2011 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xeroxes of five ms. poems by Phillis Wheatley, including one in a letter from Wheatley to Mary Clap Wooster; and a photocopy of Wheatley's "Elegiac poem, on the death of ... George Whitefield" in a pamphlet by Ebenezer Pemberton. Also, five letters from various collections containing references to Wheatley
American premieres by United States Air Force Band( Recording )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To the Rev. Mr. Pitkin, on the death of his lady by Phillis Wheatley( )

13 editions published in 1772 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elegy, sacred to the memory of the great divine, the Reverend and learned Dr. Samuel Cooper : who departed this life December 29, 1783, aetatis 59. by Phillis Wheatley( )

15 editions published in 1784 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems of Phillis Wheatley : a native African and a slave by Phillis Wheatley( Book )

5 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetry of America's first published black poet was published before the Revolutionary War and recognized throughout the English-speaking world. Phillis Wheatley was born in Africa, sold as a slave in America, and became a celebrity in Europe. This volume also contains a short memoir of her life
Memoir and poems of Phillis Wheatley, a native African and a slave. Also, Poems by a slave by Phillis Wheatley( Book )

17 editions published between 1833 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is a memoir and collection of poems by Phyllis Wheatley, the first African-American poet and first African-American woman to publish her writing in America
To the Hon'ble Thomas Hubbard, Esq ; on the death of Mrs. Thankfull Leonard by Phillis Wheatley( )

11 editions published in 1773 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elegy, to Miss. Mary Moorhead, on the death of her father, the Rev. Mr. John Moorhead by Phillis Wheatley( )

10 editions published in 1773 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phillis's poem on the death of Mr. Whitefield by Phillis Wheatley( )

10 editions published in 1770 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To Mrs. Leonard, on the death of her husband by Phillis Wheatley( )

9 editions published in 1771 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems of Phillis Wheatley : with letters and a memoir by Phillis Wheatley( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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
The Negro equalled by few Europeans by Joseph Lavallée( Book )

8 editions published between 1801 and 1980 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liberty and peace : a poem. by Phillis Wheatley( )

8 editions published in 1784 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems on various subjects, religious and moral by Phillis Wheatley( )

8 editions published between 1786 and 1816 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters of Phillis Wheatley, the Negro-slave poet of Boston by Phillis Wheatley( Book )

9 editions published in 1864 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Negro equalled by few Europeans : translated from the French : to which are added poems on various subjects, moral and entertaining by Joseph Lavallée( Book )

4 editions published in 1801 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The poems of Phillis Wheatley
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Alternative Names
Filis Uitli

Filis Vitli

Peters, Phillis.

Peters, Phillis 1753-1784

Peters, Phillis Wheatley.

Peters, Phillis Wheatley 1753-1784

Phillis Wheatley afroamerikanische Dichterin

Phillis Wheatley Amerikaans dichteres (1753-1784)

Phillis Wheatley amerikansk poet

Phillis Wheatley poeta afroamericana

Phillis Wheatley poetessa estatunidenca

Phillis Wheatley poetessa statunitense

Phillis Wheatley poétesse américaine

Phillis Wheatley poetisa estadounidense

Phyllis Wheatley

Wheatley Peter, Phillis 1753-1784

Wheatley, Phyllis.

Wheatley, Phyllis 1753-1784

Уитли, Филлис

Филис Витли

Филис Уитли

פיליס ויטלי

פיליס ויטלי משוררת אמריקאית

فيليس ويتلي

فيليس ويتلي شاعرة أمريكية

فیلیس ویتلی

பில்லிஸ் வீட்லி

フィリス・ウィートレイ

菲丽丝·惠特蕾

Languages
English (580)

German (1)