Phillis Wheatley

Phillis Wheatley

African American Poet

Book - 2003
Rate this:
Though Phillis Wheatley did not die a slave, she lived most of her life as a slave for one family. In certain ways, Phillis Wheatley was fortunate. Her owners treated her well, teaching her to read and write when she showed intellectual promise. Eventually, they released her from slavery to live the rest of her life in freedom. She became a celebrated poet and a major voice on the American literary scene. She was one of America's first female poets, and its first black woman poet. Primary source materials bring to life the life and works of this remarkable woman.
Publisher: New York : Rosen Pub. Group, 2003.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780823941193
0823941191
Call Number: 921 WHEATLEY
Characteristics: p.
Subjects: Wheatley, Phillis, 1753-1784 -- Juvenile literature.
Poets, American -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile literature.
Slaves -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American poets -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at GCPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top