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The Life of Paul Laurence Dunbar

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"I know why the caged bird sings," wrote Paul Laurence Dunbar in "Sympathy," one of his best-loved poems. Author Catherine Reef paints a rich and memorable portrait of the first African American to earn his living as a writer. Born in 1872 to former slaves, Dunbar touched the nation with poetry that portrayed the sorrows and the joys of African-American life. Dunbar's work spoke directly to the hearts of his readers, and his legacy inspired the generation of African-American poets who followed. This book is developed from PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR: PORTRAIT OF A POET to allow republication of the original text into ebook, paperback, and trade editions.

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Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Inc.

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  • ISBN: 9780766061545
  • Release date: September 1, 2014

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  • ISBN: 9780766061545
  • File size: 1575 KB
  • Release date: September 1, 2014

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Languages

English

Levels

Lexile® Measure:1060
Text Difficulty:6-9

"I know why the caged bird sings," wrote Paul Laurence Dunbar in "Sympathy," one of his best-loved poems. Author Catherine Reef paints a rich and memorable portrait of the first African American to earn his living as a writer. Born in 1872 to former slaves, Dunbar touched the nation with poetry that portrayed the sorrows and the joys of African-American life. Dunbar's work spoke directly to the hearts of his readers, and his legacy inspired the generation of African-American poets who followed. This book is developed from PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR: PORTRAIT OF A POET to allow republication of the original text into ebook, paperback, and trade editions.

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