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10 of the Best Phillis Wheatley Quotes

By Dr Oliver Tearle (Loughborough University) Phillis Wheatley (c. 1753-84) was the first African-American woman to publish a book of poetry: Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral appeared in 1773 when she was probably still in her early twenties. Because Wheatley stands at the beginning of a long tradition […]