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The Resource Phillis Wheatley : Biography of a Genius in Bondage

Phillis Wheatley : Biography of a Genius in Bondage

Label
Phillis Wheatley : Biography of a Genius in Bondage
Title
Phillis Wheatley
Title remainder
Biography of a Genius in Bondage
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral (1773), Phillis Wheatley (1753?-1784) became the first English-speaking person of African descent to publish a book and only the second woman-of any race or background- to do so in America. Written in Boston while she was just a teenager, and when she was still a slave, Wheatley's work was an international sensation. In Phillis Wheatley, Vincent Carretta offers the first full-length biography of a figure whose origins and later life have remained shadowy despite her iconic status. A scholar with extensive knowledge of transatlantic literatur
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carretta, Vincent
Dewey number
  • 811.1
  • 811/.1
Index
index present
LC call number
PS866.W5 Z5827 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Sarah Mills Hodge Fund Publication
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wheatley, Phillis
  • African American women poets
  • Poets, American
  • Slaves
  • Wheatley, Phillis
  • Wheatley, Phillis
  • Wheatley, Phillis
  • Wheatley, Phillis
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Poets, American
  • African American women poets
  • Poets, American
  • Slaves
  • United States
Label
Phillis Wheatley : Biography of a Genius in Bondage
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-259) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; One: "On Being Brought from Africa to America"; Two: "Thoughts on the Works of Providence"; Three: "I prefer the Verse"; Four: "A wonder of the Age indeed!"; Five: "A Farewell to America"; Six: "Now upon my own Footing"; Seven: "The uncertain duration of all things Temporal"; Afterword; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
870949220
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (318 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780820347042
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
99946936019
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 573852
  • 22573/ctt175v2fw
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)870949220
Label
Phillis Wheatley : Biography of a Genius in Bondage
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-259) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; One: "On Being Brought from Africa to America"; Two: "Thoughts on the Works of Providence"; Three: "I prefer the Verse"; Four: "A wonder of the Age indeed!"; Five: "A Farewell to America"; Six: "Now upon my own Footing"; Seven: "The uncertain duration of all things Temporal"; Afterword; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
870949220
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (318 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780820347042
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
99946936019
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 573852
  • 22573/ctt175v2fw
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)870949220

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