Complete Writings - Wheatley, Phillis, and Carretta, Vincent (Introduction by)

In 1761, a young girl arrived in Boston on a slave ship, sold to the Wheatley family, and given the name Phillis Wheatley. Struck by Phillis' extraordinary precociousness, the Wheatleys provided her with an education that was unusual for a woman of the time and astonishing for a slave. After studying English and classical literature, geography, ...

Complete Writings 2001, Penguin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780140424300

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