Paul Laurence Dunbar

The Negro Problem


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This is a collection of essays, edited by Booker T. Washington, representative of what historians have characterized as "racial uplift …

African-American Collection


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This collection recognizes Black History Month, February 2007. Two excellent resources for public domain African American writing are Africa…

Christmas Short Works Collection 2007


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LibriVox’s 2007 Christmas Short Works Collection containing public domain short stories, essays, poems, and scripture passages recorded by a…

Short Poetry Collection 122


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for July 2013.

37 American Poems


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Here are 37 distinctively American poems, covering the mid-17th - early 20th Centuries, from Anne Bradstreet to Dorothy Parker's sole PD wor…

The Mystery


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 22 recordings of The Mystery by Paul Laurence Dunbar. This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 12, 2012,P…

Short Poetry Collection 112


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for September 2012.

The World's Best Poetry, Volume 2: Love (Part 2)


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The second of ten volumes of poetry edited by Canadian poet laureate Bliss Carman (1861-1929). This collection, the second of two parts, inc…

The Sport of the Gods


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The Sport of the Gods is a novel by Paul Laurence Dunbar, first published in 1902, centered around urban black life. Forced to leave the So…

He Had His Dream


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 18 recordings of He Had His Dream by Paul Laurence Dunbar. This was the Weekly Poetry project for July 14, 201…

The Upward Path: A Reader For Colored Children


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From the preface of the book: "To the present time, there has been no collection of stories and poems by Negro writers, which colored c…

Sympathy


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 different recordings of Sympathy, by Paul Laurence Dunbar in honor of Martin Luther King Day. Listeners wil…

Short Poetry Collection 101


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for October 2011.

Coffee Break Collection 014 - New Beginnings


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This is the fourteenth collection of our "coffee break" series, involving public domain works that are between 3 and 15 minutes in…

Christmas Short Works Collection 2008


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The multilingual Christmas Short Works Collection 2008, containing public domain short stories, essays, poems, hymns, and scripture passages…

Short Poetry Collection 140


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This is a collection of 32 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for January 2015.

Christmas Short Works Collection 2006


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LibriVox's 2006 Christmas Collection containing public domain short stories, essays, poems, and scripture passages recorded by a variety of …

Short Poetry Collection 121


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for June 2013.

The Pool


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 20 recordings of The Pool by Paul Laurence Dunbar. This was the Weekly Poetry project for May 20, 2012.Paul La…

Short Poetry Collection 114


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for November 2012.

Short Poetry Collection 128


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This is a collection of 29 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for January 2014.

Short Poetry Collection 194


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This is a collection of 51 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for July 2019.

Short Poetry Collection 019


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 019: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 085


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the month of January 2010.

Short Poetry Collection 191


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This is a collection of 50 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for April 2019.

The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories


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One of four books of short stories written in his brief career. These stories are written using African-American dialect which provides dee…

Life’s Tragedy


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 27 recordings of Life’s Tragedy by Paul Laurence Dunbar. This was the weekly poetry project for June 21st, 200…

Short Poetry Collection 093


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This is a collection of poems recorded by LibriVox volunteers for the month of December 2010.

Ere Sleep Comes Down to Soothe the Weary Eyes


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of Ere Sleep Comes Down to Soothe the Weary Eyes by Paul Laurence Dunbar. This was the fortnight…

Short Poetry Collection 080


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the month of June 2009.

Short Poetry Collection 182


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This is a collection of 41 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for July 2018.

Merry Autumn


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of Merry Autumn by Paul Laurence Dunbar. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for October 10t…

Short Poetry Collection 189


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This is a collection of 41 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for February 2019.

The Fanatics


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This is a story about a town in Ohio during the civil war. The town is divided by ideology, but can they be united by love and respect? - Su…

Short Poetry Collection 045


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 045: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 188


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This is a collection of 35 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for January 2019.

Short Poetry Collection 205


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This is a collection of 69 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for June 2020.

Short Poetry Collection 184


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This is a collection of 38 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for September 2018.

Retort


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of Retort by Paul Laurence Dunbar. This was the weekly poetry project for August 23rd, 2009.

Short Poetry Collection 206


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This is a collection of 80 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for July 2020.

Dreams Collection 2 - Stories and Poems


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This is a collection of 20 stories and/or poems, contributed by Librivox volunteers, pertaining to dreams. ( ~ Michele Fry)

Short Poetry Collection 060


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 060: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 201


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This is a collection of 49 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for February 2020.

Short Poetry Collection 177


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This is a collection of 23 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for February 2018

Christmas Short Works Collection 2013


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A selection of poems, short stories and other prose for the Christmas season in English, Finnish and German.

October (Dunbar version)


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 19 different recordings of October by Paul Laurence Dunbar. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of…

Short Poetry Collection 186


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This is a collection of 34 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for November 2018.

In Old Plantation Days


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With this collection of short stories, Dunbar sought to draw on the success of his dialect poems by recreating and portraying the southern p…

Short Poetry Collection 017


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 017: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 185


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This is a collection of 35 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for October 2018.

Short Poetry Collection 208


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This is a collection of 67 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for September 2020.

Short Poetry Collection 173


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This is a collection of 41 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for October 2017.

Short Poetry Collection 123


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for August 2013.

Short Poetry Collection 150


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This is a collection of 24 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for November 2015.

Oak and Ivy


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"Oak and Ivy" is Paul Laurence Dunbar's first collection of poetry. He was by far the most successful Black American to write poet…

Short Poetry Collection 017



Librivox's Short Poetry Collection 017: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 147


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This is a collection of 27 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for August 2015.

Short Poetry Collection 202


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This is a collection of 51 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for March 2020.

Short Poetry Collection 217


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This is a collection of 44 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for June 2021.

The Poet and The Baby


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What struck me in reading Mr. Dunbar's poetry was what had already struck his friends in Ohio and Indiana, in Kentucky and Illinois. They ha…

Christmas Short Works Collection 2017


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This year's Christmas collection of short stories, poems and non-fiction features 29 readings in English, Lithuanian, Spanish and Romanian.

Short Poetry Collection 216


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This is a collection of 45 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for May 2021.

The Voice Of The Banjo


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 18 recordings of The Voice Of The Banjo by Paul Laurence Dunbar. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for N…

Candle-Lightin' Time


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Poetry about African American Southern life - Summary by Denise Ray

Short Poetry Collection 221


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This is a collection of 48 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for October 2021.