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Michael Dirda is a prominent book critic for the Washington Post but he can be counted as a local writer, too. Dirda also teaches, and to go along with his Oberlin degree, has two advanced degrees in literature from Cornell, including a Ph. Dirda has won several several major awards for his works, including a Pulitzer Prize for criticism. Unlike many literary critics, he loves science fiction, and popular fiction in general. When I asked for an interview, he readily agreed, but asked me to give him a few days, as he was busy attending a science fiction convention in Washington, D.
We will only use your email address to notify you of new titles in the subject area s you follow. We will never share your information with third parties. Presents four Dunbar novels under one cover for the first time, allowing readers to assess why he was such a seminal influence on the twentieth century African American writers who followed him into the American canon. The son of former slaves, Paul Laurence Dunbar was one of the most prominent figures in American literature at the turn of the twentieth century. Thirty-three years old at the time of his death in , he had published four novels, four collections of short stories, and fourteen books of poetry, as well as numerous songs, plays, and essays in newspapers and magazines around the world. Chesnutt By Charles Duncan.
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