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In his own voice : the dramatic and other uncollected works of Paul Laurence Dunbar

Author: Paul Laurence Dunbar; Herbert Woodward Martin; Ronald Primeau; Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Publisher: Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2002.
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Synopsis: This collection features Dunbar's (1872-1906) previously unpublished dramatic works, short stories, essays, and poems-approximately 75 works in six genres. The dramatic works include plays, musicals, and musical lyrics and fragments. The essays discuss Dickens and Thackeray, England from the Black perspective, black life and society in Washington, higher education, plagiarism, the literary portrayal of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Anthologies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906.
In his own voice.
Athens : Ohio University Press, c2002
(OCoLC)606744021
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Laurence Dunbar; Herbert Woodward Martin; Ronald Primeau; Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
ISBN: 0821414216 9780821414217 0821414224 9780821414224
OCLC Number: 47927656
Description: xxviii, 315 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Henry Louis Gates, Jr --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
General introduction --
Brief Dunbar chronology --
Part 1: Dramatic Pieces --
Introduction to the dramatic pieces --
Plays: Herrick --
Gambler's wife --
Island of Tanawana --
Musicals: Uncle Eph's Christmas --
Jes Lak white fo'ks --
Dream lovers --
Musical lyrics and fragments: from Evah Dahkey is a king --
Good evenin' --
On Emancipation day --
Returned: empty and so silent now the old cabin stands --
from Clorindy, or the origin of the cakewalk --
Hottest coon in Dixie --
Who dat say chicken in dis crowd --
Part 2: Essays --
Introduction to the essays --
Dickens and Thackeray --
December 13, 1890 --
Of negro journals --
England as seen by a black man --
Our new madness --
Negro music --
Tuskegee meeting --
Negro life in Washington --
Higher education --
Negro society in Washington --
Dunbar did not plagiarize --
Leader of his race --
Negro in literature --
Booker T Washington --
Sunshine at Jackson Park --
Part 3: Short Stories --
Introduction to the short stories --
Ole Conju'in Joe --
His bride of the tomb --
Tenderfoot --
Little Billy --
Jimmy Weedon's contretempts --
Emancipation of Evalina Jones --
Prophesy of fate --
Part 4: Poems --
Introduction to the poems --
Sold-A C H S episode --
Happy! happy! happy! --
Oh, no --
Lullaby (I) --
Rondeau --
Farm house by the river --
Rondeau for a lawyer --
To Leila Ruth --
We crown her queen --
Song of the gatherer --
To a golden girl --
Lonely hunter --
Dreams only dreams --
Dreamer --
Remembered --
Keeping in touch --
Triolets --
Valse --
After the struggle --
Noddin' by de fire --
Darkie's rainy day --
Ode --
John Hay --
Kindness --
Toast to Dayton --
For the palladium --
New York --
Kitty --
Girl --
Rocking in the old canoe --
Tim --
Making up --
Our hopes and home --
Drowsy God --
Incantation/invocation --
Letter --
Lament --
To Miss Mamie Emerson --
Brown hair --
Lullaby (II) --
I been kissin' yo' picture --
Bibliography --
Index of titles --
Index to the first lines of poems.
Responsibility: edited by Herbert Woodward Martin & Ronald Primeau ; with a foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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Paul Laurence Dunbar, introduced to the American public by William Dean Howells, was the first native-born African American poet to achieve national and international fame. This work brings together  Read more...

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