Paul Laurence Dunbar (June 27, 1872 – February 9, 1906) was an American poet, novelist, and playwright of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Born in Dayton, Ohio, to parents who had been enslaved in Kentucky before the American Civil War, Dunbar began to write stories and verse when still a child; he was president of his high school's literary society.
Paul Laurence Dunbar (June 27, 1872 – February 9, 1906) was an American poet, novelist, and playwright of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He published his first poems at the age of 16 in a Dayton newspaper.
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Paul Laurence Dunbar. Science History Images, Alamy Stock Photo Best, Felton . Crossing the Color Line: A Biography of Paul Laurence Dunbar, Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co. (Dubuque, IA), 1996. Science History Images, Alamy Stock Photo. Paul Laurence Dunbar was born on June 27, 1872 to freed slaves from Kentucky. He became one of the first influential Black poets in American literature, and was internationally acclaimed for his dialectic verse in collections such as Majors and Minors (1895) and Lyrics of Lowly Life (1896). Best, Felton . Black Literature Criticism, Gale, 1992.
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a biography of Paul Laurence Dunbar, 1872-1906. African American poets, American Poets, Biography, Poets, American. Published 1996 by Kendall/Hunt Pub. in Dubuque, Iowa African American poets, American Poets, Biography, Poets, American. Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906). Includes bibliographical references (p. 161-183) and index.
Paul Laurence Dunbar Biography. Born: June 27, 1872 Dayton, Ohio Died: February 9, 1906 Dayton, Ohio African American poet and novelist. Best, Felton O. Crossing the Color Line: A Biography of Paul Laurence Dunbar. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 1996. Paul Laurence Dunbar, a poet and novelist, was the first African American author to gain national recognition and a wide popular audience. His writings portray the African American life of his era. He especially focused on African American accomplishments and pride. Dunbar, Paul Laurence.
Paul Laurence Dunbar, . Modern American Poetry - Biography of Paul Laurence Dunbar. author whose reputation rests upon his verse and short stories written in black dialect. He was the first black writer in the . to make a concerted attempt to live by his writings and one of the first to attain national prominence. Both of Dunbar’s parents were former. He turned to fiction as well as verse, publishing four collections of short stories and four novels before his early death. Writing for a largely white readership, Dunbar made use of the then current plantation tradition in both his stories and his poems, depicting the pre-Civil War South in pastoral, idyllic tones.
Paul Laurence Dunbar's biography and life story. His wife Alice Dunbar Nelson was a famous poet as well. A graduate of Dillard University in New Orleans, her most famous works include a short story entitled "Violets". Dunbar was born in Dayton, Ohio to parents who had escaped from slavery; his father was a veteran of the American Civil War, having served in the 55th Massachusetts Infan. She and her husband also wrote books of poetry as companion pieces.
Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906. Naperville, Il. Memphis, Tenn. Nichols & Company.
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