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Poetical pieces chiefly on moral and religious subjects.

Goodman Mrs.

Poetical pieces chiefly on moral and religious subjects.

by Goodman Mrs.

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Published by Edwin Lees in Worcester .
Written in English


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Pagination96p.
Number of Pages96
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Open LibraryOL16255385M

An engraving of poet Phillis Wheatley from her book, Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral CREDIT: Wheatley, Phillis, poet. Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress. D.L. Macdonald () was Professor of English at the University of Calgary, author of Poor Polidori () and Monk Lewis: A Critical Biography (), and the co-editor with Kathleen Scherf of the Broadview Editions of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Mary Wollstonecraft’s The Vindications, Matthew Gregory Lewis’s The Monk, and John William Polidori’s The Vampyre Price: $

Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral Phillis WHEATLEY ( - ) Phillis Wheatley was the first African-American to publish a book of poetry in (shelved 1 time as religious-education) avg rating — ratings — published Want to Read saving.

  Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral was printed in London in ; it is the first collection of poetry written by an African American to be published. Three months before Susanna Wheatley died in she manumitted (freed) Phillis Wheatley.3/5(3). BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICE.* Adam Smith, the author of these Essays and of the ‘Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations,’ was born at Kirkaldy, June 5, , a few months after the death of his father. He was a sickly child, and indulged by his mother, who was the object of his filial gratitude for sixty years.


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Poetical pieces chiefly on moral and religious subjects by Goodman Mrs. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Groundbreaking in its time for many reasons. If you read poetry, you should read this. I especially loved "Thoughts on the Works of Providence", and "To the Right Honourable William Earl of Dartmouth, His Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for North America, etc." - a reminder that these poems were written during a time of tremendous social conflict, only a few /5(28).

Groundbreaking in its time for many reasons. If you read poetry, you should read this. I especially loved "Thoughts on the Works of Providence", and "To the Right Honourable William Earl of Dartmouth, His Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for North America, etc." - a reminder that these poems were written during a time of tremendous social conflict, only a few years before /5(28).

Other articles where Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral is discussed: African American literature: Antebellum literature: enslaved in Boston, dedicated her Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral (), the first African American book, to proving that “Negros, black as Cain,” were not inherently inferior to whites in matters of the spirit and thus could “join.

Frontispiece portrait from ZSR Library’s first edition of Phillis Wheatley’s Poems. Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral is the first published volume of poetry by an African-American author. This fact in itself would make the book significant, but Phillis Wheatley’s Poems has a complicated and fascinating history of its own.

Readers of the first edition. Filed under: Religious poetry, English -- Early modern, The muses sacrifice (London: Printed by T.S. for George Norton, and are to be solde at his shoppe, vnder the Blacke-bell within Temple-barre, ), by John Davies (HTML at EEBO TCP). I looked for this book after reading Stamped from the Beginning: the definitive history of racial ideas in America.

While the poems, which primarily exalt flowery religious praise/all glory to God, arent really my thing, the story of young Phyllis Wheatley, a 17 year old slave, whose masters educated her and paraded her around as a Black exhibit of exceptional barbarians is fascinating/5.

The poetical works of Robert Burns: including several pieces not inserted in Dr. Currie's edition: exhibited under a new plan of arrangement. [Poems, chiefly Scottish] Book. Moral, religious, and preceptiveBook II. Pathetic, elegiac and descriptiveBook III.

Familiar and epistolaryBook. Humorous, satirical, epigrammatical. Poems on various subjects, religious and moral. By Phillis Wheatley, Negro servant to Mr. John Wheatley, of Boston, in New England. London: Printed for A. Bell, bookseller, Aldgate; and sold by Messrs.

Cox and Berry, King-street, Boston. User Review - Flag as inappropriate Phillis Wheatley Phillis wheatley was the first African-American woman poet and is one the most famous Africans on the earth.

Her work is highly looked upon today, as it marks the beginning of the genre of African-American literature. Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral features 39 of Wheatley’s poems and is what /5(2). Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral by Phillis Wheatley, Negro Servant to Mr.

John Wheatley, of Boston, in New England (published 1 September ) is a collection of 39 poems written by Phillis Wheatley the first professional African-American woman poet in America and the first African-American woman whose writings were : Phillis Wheatley.

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COMAH POEMS ON VARIOUS SUBJECTS, RELIGIOUS AND MORAL. BY PHILLIS WHEATLEY, Negro Servant to Mr. John Wheatley, of Boston, in New England. Br W. K JACKSON. On this hypothesis we are able to explain the presence of certain poetical pieces both in the book of Chronicles and in the Psalter.

but treats generally of moral subjects, chiefly of poetical words, abridged from the great lexicon (llEpi yXcovv(7w) of Pamphilus of Alexandria (fl. Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral, is a collection of poetry by Phillis Wheatley, the first African American woman ever to be published.

Source: Wheatley, P. Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral. The poetical works of Robert Burns: including several pieces not inserted in Dr. Currie's edition: exhibited under a new plan of arrangement, and preceded by a Life of the author: with notes, and a complete glossary.

[Poems, chiefly Scottish] Book. Moral, religious, and preceptiveBook II. Pathetic, elegiac and descriptiveBook III. Anne Steele (pen name, Theodosia; – 11 November ) was an English Baptist hymn writer and essayist. For a full century after her death, she filled a larger place in United States and British hymnals than any other woman.

At an early age, Steele showed a taste for literature, and would often entertain her friends by her poetical tion: hymnwriter, essayist. Phillis Wheatley was a literary prodigy who, inaged ab visited London to promote her poetry collection. She had been born in Africa, enslaved as an eight-year-old and taken to Boston, Massachusetts.

Hosted by the Abolitionist Granville Sharp during her London visit, Wheatley secured. Full text of "The meditations of a recluse: chiefly on religious subjects" See other formats. The selections from authors in this anthology represent gender, social class, and racial and national origin as inclusively as possible, providing both greater context for canonical works and a sense of the era’s richness and diversity.

In terms of genre, poetry, non-fiction prose, philosophy, educational writing, and prose fiction are included. Niobe in Distress for her Children slain by Apollo, from Ovid's Metamorphoses, Book VI. and from a View of the Painting of Mr. Richard Wilson: To S. a young African Painter, on seeing his Works: To his Honour the Lieutenant-Governor, on the Death of his Lady: A Farewel to America: A Rebus by I.

Apples of gold; a book of selected verse, (Boston, American Unitarian Association, ), by Clara Bancroft Beatley (page images at HathiTrust) The story of the American hymn, (New York, Cincinnati, The Abingdon Press, [c]), by H.

Ninde (page images at HathiTrust). Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral is the collection of poems produced by a nineteen-year-old Colonial American slave, Phillis Wheatley, the .Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Poems on various subjects, religious and moral by Phillis Wheatley - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.Poems on Various Subjects: Religious and Moral: Phillis Wheatley: These 39 poems form the first book of verse by an African-American author. CONTENTS: Bibliographic Record Preface: LONDON: A. BELL, NEW YORK: