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Read online The Sport of the Gods.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Sport of the Gods In this extraordinary novel Paul Laurence Dunbar tells the story of a displaced Southern family s struggle to survive and prosper in early Harlem The Sport of the Gods was one of the first novels to depict the harsh realities of ghetto life and the revolutionary truths it uncovered still resonate today by Paul Laurence Dunbar, William L. Andrews

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The Sport of the Gods
Title:The Sport of the Gods
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ISBN:0451527550
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Number of Pages:176
Category:Fiction, Classics, Novels, African american
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We Wear the Mask, The Lyrics Of Lowly Life, The Collected Poetry of Paul Laurence Dunbar, The Life and Works of Paul Laurence Dunbar, Jump Back, Honey Jump Back, Honey: The Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar, The Sport of the Gods, The Lynching of Jube Benson, The Heart of Happy Hollow (Harlem Moon Classics), Paul Laurence Dunbar Collection, Selected Poems
A historic collection of perceptive tales from a luminary of nineteenth century literature b br b br br First published in i The Heart of Happy Hollow i features sixteen short stories that provide rare glimpses into the lives of African Americans after the Civil War Through characters ranging from schemers to preachers Paul Laurence Dunbar crafted a rare snapshot of long lost communities and their poignant sensibilities An author who achieved remarkable versatility he draws on language that is by turns folksy and formal putting forth controversial vernacular dialects as easily as he delivers a hauntingly poetic scene In this collection readers meet an influential entrepreneur who must navigate a treacherous political landscape a Southern spiritual leader who must learn to accept the mores of his son who was educated in the North a reporter who restores hope in Santa Claus to a group of destitute siblings and a host of other unique men and women giving voice to timeless themes Dunbar s work has deservingly experienced a recent revival among commercial and scholarly audiences alike and noted scholar Eleanor Alexander author of the critically acclaimed biography i Lyrics of Sunshine and Shadow The Courtship and Marriage of Paul Laurence Dunbar and Alice Ruth Moore i further contextualizes Dunbar s contributions to American letters A captivating read i The Heart of Happy Hollow i will introduce more book lovers to this revered storyteller and visionary, American Negro Short Stories, Dubbed the Poet Laureate of the Negro race by Booker T Washington Paul Laurence Dunbar is best known for his lively dialect poems In addition to his dialect verse however Dunbar also wrote fine poems in standard English that captured many elements of the black experience in America br This volume contains a representative cross section of both types of verse including Ode to Ethiopia Worn Out Not They Who Soar When Malindy Sings We Wear the Mask Little Brown Baby Dinah Kneading Dough The Haunted Oak Black Samson of Brandywine and many more br A rich amalgam of lyrics encompassing patriotism a celebration of rural life and homey pleasures anger at the inequalities accorded his race and faith in ultimate justice this collection affords readers an excellent opportunity to enjoy the distinctive voice and poetic technique of one of the most beloved and widely read African American poets, One of the best known volumes by a fascinating and complex writer the first important black poet in the American canon Popular in the early twentieth century Dunbar is today the subject of revived interest