Dunbar Hits High Note
With help from Herbert Woodward Martin, the Dayton Opera commissioned the new one-act production, "Paul Laurence Dunbar: Common Ground," and hosted a lavish premiere Feb. 10, 1995, in the fully restored Victoria Theatre in Dayton.

A Poet Gives Life to His Fascination
The Chronicle of Higher Education, the nation's leading higher education periodical, profiles Herbert Woodward Martin performing as Paul Laurence Dunbar.

A Poet and His Song
A UD professor breathes life into Dunbar's poetry with passionate study and performance. A poet himself, Herbert Woodward Martin "borrows" Dunbar's voice to recreate the fury, humor and rhythm of his works.


The Paul Laurence Dunbar Web site is a project of the Public Relations office of the University of Dayton. Send comments to dunbar@udayton.edu.

Last modified on February 3, 2003 by the UDRI Web Development Center