This study guide will help you analyze the short story “The Lynching of Jube Benson” (1904) by Paul Laurence Dunbar. You can also find a summary of the text, as well as inspiration for interpreting it and putting it into perspective.
Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906) was an African-American writer. Dunbar is one of the first African-American writers to gain international fame. He was well-known for his work written in the African-American dialect. The short story “The Lynching of Jube Benson” was published in 1904 in the collection The Heart of Happy Hollow.
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