Dunbar, Paul Laurence
Title THE COMPLETE POEMS OF PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR
Book Condition Ownership name to the front endpaper, covers show some shelfwear and tiny scattered speckled marks, spine is age-toned a bit, else very good in brick red cloth; no dust jacket. Octavo. 289 pages. Frontispiece portrait of Dunbar.
Edition Early reprint with the introduction to "Lyrics of Lowly Life" by William Dean Howells.
Publisher New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1916.
Seller ID 49891.00
James Weldon Johnson called Dunbar the "first American Negro poet of real literary distinction." His style encompassed "the standard English of the classical poet and the evocative dialect of the turn-of-the-century black community in America."-udayton.
Black Literature. Poetry.