Jean Wagner: On "Sympathy"

"Sympathy" is a heartfelt cry of a poet who finds himself imprisoned amid traditions and prejudices he feels powerless to destroy . . . .

From Black Poets of the United States, from Paul Laurence Dunbar to Langston Hughes. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1973. Copyright © 1973 by the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois.

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Title Jean Wagner: On "Sympathy" Type of Content Criticism
Criticism Author Jean Wagner Criticism Target Paul Laurence Dunbar
Criticism Type Poet Originally Posted 17 Aug 2015
Publication Status Excerpted Criticism Publication Black Poets of the United States: From Paul Laurence Dunbar to Langston Hughes
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