Memoir and Poems of Phillis Wheatley, A Native African and a Slave. Also, Poems by a Slave

Title

Memoir and Poems of Phillis Wheatley, A Native African and a Slave. Also, Poems by a Slave

Subject

Wheatley, Phillis, -- 1753-1784.
African American women poets -- 18th century -- Biography.
Women slaves -- United States -- Biography.
African American women poets.
Women slaves.

Description

Phillis Wheatley is considered the first black woman poet in America. This first edition is illustrated and includes the Memorial by Margaretta Matilda Odell, a descendant of the Wheatley family.

Creator

Wheatley, Phillis (1753-1784)

Source

Frontispice
Title page

Publisher

Boston: Isaac Knapp

Date

1838

Files

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Citation

Wheatley, Phillis (1753-1784), “Memoir and Poems of Phillis Wheatley, A Native African and a Slave. Also, Poems by a Slave,” DeGolyer Library Exhibits, accessed May 27, 2022, https://degolyer.omeka.net/items/show/18.