Phillis Wheatley : Biography of a Genius in Bondage.
By: Carretta, Vincent.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Sarah Mills Hodge Fund publication: Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, 2011Description: 1 online resource (318 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780820347042; 0820347043; 1306426014; 9781306426015.Subject(s): African American women poets -- Biography | Slaves -- United States -- BiographyAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Phillis Wheatley : Biography of a Genius in Bondage.DDC classification: 811.1 | 811/.1 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; One: "On Being Brought from Africa to America"; Two: "Thoughts on the Works of Providence"; Three: "I prefer the Verse"; Four: "A wonder of the Age indeed!"; Five: "A Farewell to America"; Six: "Now upon my own Footing"; Seven: "The uncertain duration of all things Temporal"; Afterword; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
With Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral (1773), Phillis Wheatley (1753?-1784) became the first English-speaking person of African descent to publish a book and only the second woman-of any race or background- to do so in America. Written in Boston while she was just a teenager, and when she was still a slave, Wheatley's work was an international sensation. In Phillis Wheatley, Vincent Carretta offers the first full-length biography of a figure whose origins and later life have remained shadowy despite her iconic status. A scholar with extensive knowledge of transatlantic literatur.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-259) and index.