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Phillis Wheatley

1753–1784
Phillis Wheatley, engraving on paper by unidentified artist, 1773. (National Portrait Gallery/Public domain via Wikimedia Commons)

Major works:
Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral • “On Being Brought from Africa to America” • “To S. M., a Young African Painter, on Seeing His Works” • “A Farewell to America” • “On Virtue”

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