The trials of Phillis Wheatley : America's first Black poet and her encounters with the founding fathers / Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Gates (African-American studies, humanities, Harvard U.) discusses the achievements of Wheatley (1753-84), America's first black poet; Jefferson's harsh critique of her ability in the context of slavery; and her less than stellar reputation among African- Americans. Based on a 2002 Library...

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Main Author: Gates, Henry Louis, Jr.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Basic Civitas Books, ©2003.

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Call Number: PS866.W5 Z595 2003
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