The Complete Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar ( Mint Editions ) by Paul Lawrence Dunbar
The Complete Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar is a comprehensive selection of the iconic writer's beloved poetry that features his unique rhythm and famous dialect. His work is a beautiful and critical examination of the human spirit.
Paul Laurence Dunbar produced an impressive volume of work during his short lifetime. Prior to his passing, at age 33, he published multiple collections of poetry including Majors and Minors in 1895 and Lyrics of Lowly Life in 1896. Dunbar uses his poetry to address multiple themes such as love, loss, family, marriage and work. His signature prose and melodic turn of phrase permeates the heart and mind, leaving an indelible mark.
The Complete Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar is required reading for poetry scholars. It helps exemplify Dunbar's influence in America and abroad. He was a prolific artist who set a precedent for many twentieth century poets, including Dr. Maya Angelou.
With an eye-catching new cover, and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of The Complete Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar is both modern and readable.