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Published by Printed by G.F. Harris"s widow and brothers; and sold by George Cruickshank, Liverpool ; Longman, Hurst, Rees and Co. London; and A . Constable and Co . Edinburgh. .
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Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral is the collection of poems produced by a nineteen-year-old Colonial American slave, Phillis Wheatley, the first African American woman ever to be.


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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 would have been. This item: Poems On Various Subjects, Religious And Moral by Phillis Wheatley Paperback $ Ships from and sold by FREE Shipping on orders over $/5(28). Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral book. Read 16 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5.

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Poems On Various Subjects Phillis Wheatley () was the first published African American poet whose writings helped create the genre of African American literature. She was born in Gambia, Africa, and became a slave at age : Mtn Edition. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral () by Phillis Wheately at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping Author: Phillis Wheately. Other articles where Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral is discussed: African American literature: Antebellum literature: enslaved in Boston, dedicated her Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral (), the first African American book, to proving that “Negros, black as Cain,” were not inherently inferior to whites in matters of the spirit and thus could “join th.

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Poems on Various Poems on Various Subjects; book, Religious and Moral. by Phillis Wheatley, Negro Servant to Mr. John Wheatley, of Boston, in New-England. Wheatley, Phillis Published by. Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral, is a Poems on Various Subjects; book of poetry by Phillis Wheatley, the first African American woman ever to be published.

Source: Wheatley, P. Poems on Various Subjects, Religious andEngland: A. Bell. "To Maecenas." MAECENAS, you, beneath the myrtle shade, "On Virtue.". Full text of "Poems on various subjects, religious and moral" See other formats Ctbrrtrit JJl^t»5tltlcii fen EIJA aJIM ELBERT '88 JhxMtimmnt KATHARINE E.

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3 Reviews. Preview this book 3/5(3). Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral By: Phillis Wheatley () Phillis Wheatley was the first African-American to publish a book of poetry in Author: Phillis Wheatley. This book, "A collection of poems on various subjects," by J.

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User Review - Flag as inappropriate Phillis Wheatley Phillis wheatley was the first African-American woman poet and is one the most famous Africans on the earth.

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 brought her fame/5(2). Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral by Phillis WHEATLEY ( - ) Genre(s): Poetry Read by: Elizabeth Klett in English Chapters: - 01.

Internet Archive BookReader Poems on various subjects, religious and moral. OCLC Number: Notes: Half-title: A second book of poems, on various subjects. Errata: p. Description: xl, pages ; 28 cm (4to) Other Titles. An engraving of poet Phillis Wheatley from her book, Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral CREDIT: Wheatley, Phillis, poet.

Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress. The book was not published in America until two years after her death. Phillis Wheatley (ca–). Poems on various subjects, religious and moral, by Phillis Wheatley, negro servant to Mr.

John Wheatley, of Boston, in New England.i> London: For A. Bell, Author: Phillis Wheatley. 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. 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.

he04 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. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pye, Henry James, Poems on various subjects. London, printed for J. Stockdale, (OCoLC) 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. Poems on various subjects, ornamented with plates, and illustrated with notes, original letters and curious incidental anecdotes.

In the course of which. 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. 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.

Phillis Wheatley, Poems on various subjects, religious and moral Published:London Format: Printed book Language: English Creator: Phillis Wheatley Usage terms Public Domain Held by British Library Shelfmark: a Full catalogue details. 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, 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 by Phillis Wheatley POEMS ON VARIOUS SUBJECTS, RELIGIOUS AND MORAL. BY PHILLIS WHEATLEY, NEGRO SERVANT TO MR. JOHN WHEATLEY, OF BOSTON, IN NEW-ENGLAND.

CONTENTS. TO Maecenas On Virtue To the University of Cambridge, in New England To the King's Most Excellent Majesty On being brought from Africa On.

Poems on various subjects, religious and moral. Contributor Names Wheatley, Phillis, John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) Created / Published London: Printed for A. Bell, bookseller, Aldgate, Notes. Niobe in Distress for her Children slain by Apollo, from Ovid's Metamorphoses, Book VI.

and from a View of the Painting of Mr. Richard Wilson: To S. a young African Painter, on seeing his Works: To his Honour the Lieutenant-Governor, on the Death of his Lady: A Farewel to America: A Rebus by I.

Hymns and Poems, on Various Subjects | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process.

POEMS ON VARIOUS SUBJECTS Author Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, [and Charles Lamb] Book condition Used Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover Publisher Printed for G. and J. Robinsons, and J. Cottel, Bookseller, Bristol Place of Publication London Date published Product_typeAuthor: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, [And Charles Lamb].

InPhillis Wheatley, “a Negro servant to Mr. John Wheatley, of Boston,” published her first and only book of verse, “Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral.” was published. Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral - Ebook written by Phillis Wheatley. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral/5(5). Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral, written by Phillis Wheatley, the first published African-American author, was lauded in both Europe and the American colonies as an example of the artistic and intellectual equality of people of African ey was born in Africa but was captured and brought to America as an enslaved woman.

This original copy of her work, published in.Poems on Various Subjects was the first book of poems published by an African American. It gained international fame, and was particularly lauded in England.

On a trip to London with Nathaniel Wheatley, she met Benjamin Franklin.Read "Poems on various subjects, religious and moral" by Phillis Wheatley available from Rakuten Kobo.

thank you for your continued support and wish to present you this new edition. THE following POEMS were writ Author: Phillis Wheatley.