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Raising Phillis: An American Poet that Conquered a New World

Raising Phillis: An American Poet that Conquered a New World

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Phillis Wheatley was the first American writer of African descent to gain international acclaim. Her published collection of poems, Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral (1773), are in both form and content the founding texts that opened a space for Black writers in American liter ...

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