Trials of Phillis Wheatley, The: America's First Black Poet and Her Encounters with the Founding Fathers

Gates, Henry Louis, Jr.

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Éditeur
Basic Civitas Books
Pages
144
Parution
février 2010
Format
Livre broché
Langue
Anglais
Dimensions
190 × 127 × 7 cm
EAN
9780465018505
  • Résumé

The slave Phillis Wheatley literally wrote her way to freedom when, in 1773, she became the first person of African descent to publish a book of poems in the English language. This title examines how Wheatley has survived the judgment of past and contemporary critics.
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