Sport of the Gods
By (author) Paul Laurence Dunbar
Edited by Professor of English and American Studies Shelley Fisher Fishkin David Bradley
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Sport of the Gods by Paul Laurence Dunbar
Book DescriptionPaul 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."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780812972795
(217mm x 141mm x 29mm)
Imprint: Random House Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 22-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Paul Laurence Dunbar
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. Shelley Fisher Fishkin is a professor of English and the director of American studies at Stanford University. An award-winning author, she is past president of the American Studies Association. David Bradley is an associate professor of creative writing at the University of Oregon, and the author of South Street and The Chaneysville Incident, for which he received the 1982 PEN/ Faulkner Award."
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