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Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906. Poems. Selections.


View Resource Paul Laurence Dunbar Digital Collection

Born in 1872 in Ohio, Paul Laurence Dunbar is generally recognized to be the first African-American poet to achieve world-wide recognition for the elegancy and honesty of his published work. This site, provided by the Wright State University Libraries, provides access to some of Dunbar’s lovely poetry, along with a selection of photographs of the poet himself. Visitors may want to start by reading...