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Document Type



This book is a collection of previously published poems by Dunbar, containing works both in dialect and in standard English.

Publication Date



The Century Company


African Americans--Poetry; Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906


American Literature | Arts and Humanities | English Language and Literature | Literature in English, North America, Ethnic and Cultural Minority | Poetry

Lyrics of Sunshine and Shadow