Born in Dayton, Ohio, in 1872, PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR was one of the first African American poets to gain national recognition, completing six volumes before his death at age thirty-three. He also published numerous short stories and four novels, including The Sport of the Gods.
Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
Publisher: Modern Library On Sale: August 9, 2005 Price: $23.00
Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872—1906) overcame racism and poverty to become one of the best-known authors in America, and the first African American to earn a living from his poetry, fiction, drama, journalism, and lectures. An author who achieved remarkable versatility, his work draws on language that is by turns folksy and...
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