Phillis Wheatley

Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral


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Phillis Wheatley was the first African-American to publish a book of poetry in 1773. Born in West Africa, she was sold into slavery at age s…

37 American Poems


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Here are 37 distinctively American poems, covering the mid-17th - early 20th Centuries, from Anne Bradstreet to Dorothy Parker's sole PD wor…

Eighteenth Century Poetry and Prose


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A collection of prose and poetry written principally in the 18th Century. These works of world literature are written in the English languag…

Short Poetry Collection 084


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This is an open collection of poems for the months of November and December 2009.

Short Poetry Collection 153


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This is a collection of 29 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for February 2016.