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Trials of Phillis Wheatley America's First Black Poet and Her Encounters with the Founding Fathers

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ISBN-10: 0465018505

ISBN-13: 9780465018505

Edition: N/A

Authors: Henry Louis Gates, Henry Louis Gates

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List price: $23.49
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 1/12/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.198
Language: English

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. was born on September 16, 1950, in Keyser, West Virginia. He received a degree in history from Yale University in 1973 and a Ph.D. from Clare College, which is part of the University of Cambridge in 1979. He is a leading scholar of African-American literature, history, and culture. He began working on the Black Periodical Literature Project, which uncovered lost literary works published in 1800s. He rediscovered what is believed to be the first novel published by an African-American in the United States. He republished the 1859 work by Harriet E. Wilson, entitled Our Nig, in 1983. He has written numerous books including Colored People: A Memoir, A Chronology of…