Herbert Woodward Martin, University of Dayton professor emeritus, is an acclaimed scholar and interpreter of Dunbar's works. Join audiences around the world in celebrating the beauty of Paul Laurence Dunbar's words, embodied by Martin. Download RealPlayer.

Poems newly recorded by Herbert Martin:

After a Visit
Ante-Bellum Sermon, An
Choice, A
Christmas Carol
Death Song, A
Debt, The
Easy Goin' Feller, An
Farm House by the River, The
Frolic, A
Haunted Oak, The
He Had His Dream
In the Morning
Invitation to Love
Little Brown Baby
Making Up, The
Negro Love Song, A
Not They Who Soar
Ode for Memorial Day
Ode to Ethiopia
Paradox, The
Party, The
Poet, The
Poet and His Song, The
Prayer, A
Right to Die, The
Sand-Man, The
Seedling, The
Toast to Dayton
We Wear The Mask
When Dey 'Listed Colored Soldiers
When Malindy Sings

For printed volumes of Dunbar's work, see:

The Collected Poetry of Paul Laurence Dunbar
Edited by Joanne M. Braxton
(University Press of Virginia, 1993)

Paul Laurence Dunbar: Selected Poems
Selected and Edited by Herbert Woodward Martin
(Penguin Press, New York New York 2004)

In His Own Voice: The Dramatic and Other Uncollected Works of Paul Laurence Dunbar
Edited by Herbert Woodward Martin & Ronald Primeau
(Ohio University Press, 2002)

The Complete Stories of Paul Laurence Dunbar
Edited by Gene Andrew Jarrett and Thomas Lewis Morgan
(Ohio University Press, 2005)

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