The lecture resulted in his 2003 book, The Trials of phillis wheatley.
Now it was that a peculiar gift of phillis wheatley shone to advantage.
In 1771 the first real sorrow of phillis wheatley came to her.
Only two poems written by phillis wheatley after her marriage are in existence.
The exact site of the grave of phillis wheatley is not known.
We are thus left with sixteen poems to represent the best that phillis wheatley had produced by the time she was twenty years old.
This child, phillis wheatley, sang her trite and halting strain to a world that wondered and could not produce her like.
Such for some years was the course of the life of phillis wheatley.
The first Negro woman to strike the public imagination was phillis wheatley, who even as a young girl wrote acceptable verse.
Thoughtful people praised her; titled people dined her; and the press extolled the name of phillis wheatley, the African poetess.