Born on June 27, 1872, Paul Laurence Dunbar was one of the first African-
American poets to gain national recognition. His parents Joshua and Matilda
Contemporary champions include Addison Gayle, Jr., whose Oak and Ivy: A
Biography of Paul Laurence Dunbar, is considered a key contribution to Dunbar ...
Apr 2, 2014 ... Paul Laurence Dunbar was the first black to attempt to live by his writings, and
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Paul Laurence Dunbar was born in Dayton, Ohio, on June 27, 1872. His parents,
Joshua Dunbar and Matilda Murphy Dunbar, were married just six months ...
Paul Laurence Dunbar published in such mainstream journals as Century,
Lipincott's ... Dunbar, the son of two former slaves, was born in Dayton, Ohio, and
Paul Laurence Dunbar's biography and life story.Dunbar was born in Dayton,
Ohio to parents who had escaped from slavery; his father was a veteran of the ...
Paul Laurence Dunbar, a poet and novelist, was the first African American author
to gain national recognition and a wide popular audience. His writings portray ...
Dunbar, Paul Laurence (27 June 1872-9 Feb. 1906), author, was born in Dayton,
Ohio, the son of Joshua Dunbar, a plasterer, and Matilda Burton Murphy, ...