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(wēt′lē, hwēt′-), Phillis 1753?-1784.
African-born American poet considered the first widely recognized black writer in America. Her works include Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral (1773).
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(ˈʰwit li, ˈwit-)

Phillis, 1753?–84, American poet, born in Africa.
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He is a native of Kentucky, and of game descent; his maternal grandfather, Colonel Wheatley, a companion of Boon, having been one of the pioneers of the West, celebrated in Indian warfare, and killed in one of the contests of the "Bloody Ground." We shall frequently have occasion to speak of this Sublette, and always to the credit of his game qualities.
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New Essays on Phillis Wheatley. Knoxville: U of Tennessee Press, 2011.
Phillis Wheatley: Biography of a Genius in Bondage provides a fine biography of the originator of African American literature, and is (surprising to note) the first full-length biography of Wheatley.
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Walk Out Walk On by Margaret Wheatley and Deborah Frieze.
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In Nisei Jones's article on the history of spy fiction, 'Silence, Exile and Cunning' (April 2009), I was surprised that there was no mention of Dennis Wheatley. In the 1930s and 1940s Wheatley was one of the most popular of British novelists and many of his stories encompassed the spy and adventure genre.