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Paul Laurence Dunbar, 1890.

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保罗.劳伦斯.邓巴 (Paul Laurence Dunbar) 于1872627日出生




你喜欢写故事或是写诗呢?如果你喜欢写作,你就和保罗.劳伦斯.邓巴有共同的特质了。邓巴于1872627日出生在俄亥俄州的达顿市 (Dayton) ,他是一个奴隶的小孩。邓巴长大后成为一个国际知名的诗人、短篇小说作家、小说家、剧作家,以及歌词创作者。在世纪交替的时候,邓巴已经是全美国最有名的黑人作家了。

We wear the mask that grins and lies,
It hides our cheeks and shades our eyes
Paul Laurence Dunbar

Do you like writing stories or poetry? If you enjoy writing at all, you and Paul Laurence Dunbar have something in common. Dunbar was born on June 27, 1872, in Dayton, Ohio, and was the child of former slaves. He grew up to be an internationally acclaimed poet, short story writer, novelist, dramatist, and lyricist. By the turn of the century, Dunbar was the most famous black writer in America.

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