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Poems, on various subjects.

by Judah Wright

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Published by Printed by Samuel Avery, no. 91 Newbury street in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy Judah Wright.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3364 .W43
The Physical Object
Pagination[1] l., [5]-48, [2] p.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6773817M
LC Control Number32011764
OCLC/WorldCa6594407

  Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral was printed in London in ; it is the first collection of poetry written by an African American to be published. Three months before Susanna Wheatley died in she manumitted (freed) Phillis Wheatley.3/5(3).   Poems on various subjects, religious and moral by Phillis Wheatley; 11 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Portraits, American poetry, African American authors; People: Phillis Wheatley ().

Poems on various subjects, religious and moral Phillis Wheatley. Catalog Record. Phillis Wheatley was the first Black woman in the thirteen colonies to publish a book of poetry. Formerly enslaved to the Wheatley family of Boston, Wheatley made a name for herself between and by writing occasional poetry to honor the deaths of. Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral Phillis WHEATLEY ( - ) Phillis Wheatley was the first African-American to publish a book of poetry in

Poems on Various Subjects. Preface: THE FOLLOWING POEMS were written originally for the Amusement of the Author, as they were the Products of her leisure Moments. She had no Intention ever to have published them; nor would they now have made their Appearance, but at the Importunity of many of her best, and most generous Friends; to whom. Poems on Various Subjects revealed that Wheatley’s favorite poetic form was the couplet, both iambic pentameter and heroic. More than one-third of her canon is composed of elegies, poems on the deaths of noted persons, friends, or even strangers whose loved ones employed the poet.


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Three years later the Countess of Huntingdon, a friend of the late Reverend, published thirty-nine of Wheatley’s poems in England under the title Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral. Phillis Wheatley, at age twenty, was the first African American and, notably, only the second woman in America, to publish a book.

Poems on Various Subjects: Religious and Moral: Phillis Wheatley: These 39 poems form the first book of verse by an African-American author. CONTENTS: Bibliographic Record Preface: LONDON: A. BELL, NEW YORK:  Frontispiece portrait from ZSR Library’s first edition of Phillis Wheatley’s Poems. Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral is the first published volume of poetry by an African-American author.

This fact in itself would make the book significant, but Phillis Wheatley’s Poems has a complicated and fascinating history of its own. Readers of the first edition. Poems On Various Subjects, Religious And Moral on various subjects.

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Source: Wheatley, P. Poems on Various Subjects, Religious andEngland: A. Bell. "To Maecenas." MAECENAS, you, beneath the myrtle shade, "On Virtue.". The following are the 39 poems that appear in Phillis Wheatley’s book “Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral”.

To Maecenas. MAECENAS, you, beneath the myrtle shade, Read o’er what poets sung, and shepherds play’d. (continue reading) On Virtue. O Thou bright jewel in my aim I strive To comprehend thee. Thine own words declare.

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This book, "A collection of poems on various subjects," by J. Sheridan Knowles, is a replication of a book originally published before It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as : James Sheridan Knowles.

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Her work is highly looked upon today, as it marks the beginning of the genre of African-American literature. Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral features 39 of Wheatley’s poems and is what /5(2).

Internet Archive BookReader Poems on various subjects, religious and moral. Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral by Phillis WHEATLEY ( - ) Genre(s): Poetry Read by: Elizabeth Klett in English Chapters: - 01 - Preface/To the Reader - An engraving of poet Phillis Wheatley from her book, Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral CREDIT: Wheatley, Phillis, poet.

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Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral Homework Help Questions. What does the poem "A Rebus" by Phillis Wheatley mean? A rebus is commonly defined as a pictorial depiction of a word or a.OCLC Number: Notes: Half-title: A second book of poems, on various subjects. Errata: p.

xl. Description: xl, pages ; 28 cm (4to) Other Titles.Poems on various subjects, religious and moral Contributor Names Wheatley, Phillis, - PSW5 Copy 1 transferred from the general rare book collection to the Jefferson Exhibit Collection.

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