The Sport of the Gods: and Other Essential Writings by Paul Laurence Dunbar

The Sport of the Gods: and Other Essential Writings

byPaul Laurence Dunbar

Kobo ebook | March 3, 2010

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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. This original collection includes the short novel The Sport of the Gods, Dunbar’s essential essays and short stories, and his finest poems, such as “Sympathy,” all which explore crucial social, political, and humanistic issues at the dawn of the twentieth century.

After receiving her B.A.from Yale College she stayed on at Yale for a masters degree in English and a Ph.D. in American Studies. She taught American Studies and English at the University of Texas from 1985 to 2003, and was Chair of the Department of American Studies. .She has been awarded an American Council of Learned Societies Fellow...
Title:The Sport of the Gods: and Other Essential WritingsFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 3, 2010Publisher:Random House Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0307434605

ISBN - 13:9780307434609