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Orations and poetry, on moral and religious subjects

Roswell Rice

Orations and poetry, on moral and religious subjects

by Roswell Rice

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Published by C. Van Benthuysen, printer in Albany .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Roswell Rice .
SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 3555-3559
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination422 p.
Number of Pages422
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14674339M

Phillis Wheatley’s Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral, which appeared in London in , is the first book published by an African poet was born in Gambia, Africa. On September 1, , Phillis Wheatley’s Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral was published in London, England. Wheatley’s collection was the first volume of poetry by an African-American poet to be published. Regarded as a prodigy by her contemporaries, Wheatley was approximately twenty at the time of the book’s publication.

I. Hopkins, W. R. Beginnings of the New England society of New York, Spring, G. A tribute to New England, Remarks on the charges made by the Rev. Gardiner Spring, D. D., against the religion and morals of the people of Boston and its vicinity, Romeyn, J. B. The duty and reward of honouring God, Whelpley, P. M. From these facts he demonstrates the power of God’s Justice, and sets forth the Christian doctrine of the Divine Providence inculcating a lesson of trust in God. c. Moral Orations.—(1) The Apology for his flight. As was said above, it is most probable that this discourse was never actually spoken; if it was, it certainly must have been.

Get this from a library! Poems on various subjects, religious and moral. [Phillis Wheatley; George Livermore; Peter Force; Edward D Ingraham; Jefferson Exhibit Collection (Library of Congress); John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress); Cairns Collection of American Women Writers.] -- A collection of 39 poems written by Phillis Wheatley, the first published African-American woman. They introduced her to religion and gave her a Bible which after eighteen months upon arrival in America she was fluently reading. Selina Hastings was a philanthropist who facilitated the publication of her book “Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral”. Religion had was the strongest influence in Wheatley’s poetry. She is most.


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[Roswell Rice]. Poems on various subjects, religious and moral - Kindle edition by Wheatley, Phillis. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Poems on various subjects, religious and moral/5(27).

Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral book. Read 16 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Three years later the Countess of Huntingdon, a friend of the late Reverend, published thirty-nine of Wheatley’s poems in England under the title Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral.

Phillis Wheatley, at age twenty, was the first African American and, notably, only the second woman in America, to publish a book. 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 published.

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).

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 would have been. When Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral by Phillis Wheatley was published init marked several significant was the first book by a slave to be published in the Colonies, and only the third book by a woman in the American colonies to be published.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on Reviews: 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 brought her fame/5(2).

Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral (EasyRead Super Large 20pt Phillis Wheatley Limited preview - Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral3/5(3). Get this from a library. An oration on Messiah's kingdom and descant on time and immortality: with a variety of poetry on moral and religious subjects.

[Roswell Rice]. 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 th.

The publication of Wheatley's Poems on Various Subjects: Religious and Moral brought her fame, with dignitaries such as George Washington praising her work.

Wheatley also toured England and was praised in a poem by fellow African American poet Jupiter s: Phillis Wheatley, Poems on various subjects, religious and moral Published:London Format: Printed book Language: English Creator: Phillis Wheatley Usage terms Public Domain Held by British Library Shelfmark: a Full catalogue details.

Poems on Various Subjects Religious and Moral. London, Printed For A. Bell, Bookseller, Aldgate; And Sold By Messrs. Cox And Berry, King-Street, Boston, Subject: Poetry, Subjects, Themes, Inspirational, Religious. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Reviews: Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http. This book is red withgold embossing on the spine and a gold circle with a elephant and swastika on the cover. This book also has handwriting that is a little hard to read “”Jadzioni Staayaskiemn aby kuchs zwieneta B.

Fcjgin. Pittsburgh, Pa. ” Thankyou. Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral: By an African American Slave Woman, Writing in the 18th Century (Hardcover) Phillis Wheatley. out of 5 stars 3. Hardcover. $ Notes on the State of Virginia (Penguin Classics) Thomas Jefferson.

out of 5 stars Reviews:   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 the American Reviews: Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral is the collection of poems produced by a nineteen-year-old Colonial American slave, Phillis Wheatley, the first African American woman ever to be.