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Phillis Wheatley (1753-1784) was the first female African American poet to be published in the United States. Her book Poems on Various Subjects was published in 1773, two years before the American Revolutionary War began, and is seen as one of the first examples of African American literature. For more of Wheatley's poetry, please visit the Lit2Go collection at the University of South Florida on iTunes U.

Phillis Wheatley: Selected Poems Florida Department of Education

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Phillis Wheatley (1753-1784) was the first female African American poet to be published in the United States. Her book Poems on Various Subjects was published in 1773, two years before the American Revolutionary War began, and is seen as one of the first examples of African American literature. For more of Wheatley's poetry, please visit the Lit2Go collection at the University of South Florida on iTunes U.

    To MAECENAS

    To MAECENAS

    • 3 min
    On Virtue

    On Virtue

    • 1 min
    To the University of Cambridge, in New England

    To the University of Cambridge, in New England

    • 2 min
    On Being Brought from Africa to America

    On Being Brought from Africa to America

    • 55 sec
    On the Death of the Rev. Mr. George Whitefield

    On the Death of the Rev. Mr. George Whitefield

    • 3 min
    Thoughts on the Works of Providence

    Thoughts on the Works of Providence

    • 8 min

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