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Uncle Remus Stories By Joel Chandler Harris
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Uncle Remus Stories was first published in 1906 by Joel Chandler Harris, is presented here with full illustrations by A.B . Frost and Harry Rowntree. Uncle Remus is a collection of animal stories,... More > songs, and oral folklore, collected from Southern United States African-Americans. Many of the stories are didactic, much like those of Aesop's Fables and the stories of Jean de La Fontaine. Uncle Remus is a kindly old former slave who serves as a storytelling device, passing on the folktales to children gathered around him. Br'er Rabbit ("Brother Rabbit") is the main character of the stories, a likable character, prone to tricks and trouble-making who is often opposed by Br'er Fox and Br'er Bear. In one tale, Br'er Fox constructs a lump of tar and puts clothing on it. When Br'er Rabbit comes along he addresses the "tar baby" amiably, but receives no response. Br'er Rabbit becomes offended by what he perceives as Tar Baby's lack of manners, punches it, and becomes stuck.< Less
Uncle Remus Stories By Joel Chandler Harris
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Uncle Remus Stories by Joel Chandler Harris, with illustratrions by A.B . Frost and Harry Rowntree. Uncle Remus is a collection of animal stories, songs, and oral folklore, collected from Southern... More > United States African-Americans. Many of the stories are didactic, much like those of Aesop's Fables and the stories of Jean de La Fontaine. Uncle Remus is a kindly old former slave who serves as a storytelling device, passing on the folktales to children gathered around him. Br'er Rabbit ("Brother Rabbit") is the main character of the stories, a likable character, prone to tricks and trouble-making who is often opposed by Br'er Fox and Br'er Bear. In one tale, Br'er Fox constructs a lump of tar and puts clothing on it. When Br'er Rabbit comes along he addresses the "tar baby" amiably, but receives no response. Br'er Rabbit becomes offended by what he perceives as Tar Baby's lack of manners, punches it, and becomes stuck.< Less
Uncle Remus and Brer Rabbit By Joel Chandler Harris
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Uncle Remus: His Songs and His SayingsJoel Chandler Harris... More > (December 9, 1848 – July 3, 1908) was an American journalist, fiction writer, and folklorist best known for his collection of Uncle Remus stories. Harris was born in Eatonton, Georgia, where he served as an apprentice on a plantation during his teenage years. He spent the majority of his adult life in Atlanta working as an associate editor at the Atlanta Constitution.Harris led two professional lives: as the editor and journalist known as Joe Harris, he supported a vision of the New South with the editor Henry W. Grady (1880–1889), stressing regional and racial reconciliation after the Reconstruction era. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joel_Chandler_Harris< Less
Nights With Uncle Remus By Joel Chandler Harris
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NIGHTS WITH UNCLE REMUS BY JOEL CHANDLER HARRIS WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY MILO WINTER Published October 1917 Nights With Uncle Remus is a story-book dearly loved by children. Besides that, it is an... More > important contribution to the study of Afro-American folk-lore, and through many years of popularity it has carried a long and learned Introduction, of great interest to students but rather forbidding in aspect to youthful readers. In this new edition, which has been prepared especially for children, and illustrated in colors by an artist who knows how to please them as well as their elders, the Introduction has been omitted, but the stories and their charming setting have been left intact. June, 1917< Less
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A Word Can Change An Entire Day By Hendrell Remus
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The result of this work offers a profound vision of how the human drive to create and understand can guide us in every facet of life. Arranged by themes-from everyday existence with others to the... More > exhilaration of love and the experience of loss, from dealing with adversity to the nature of inspiration-this is a literary piece that offers the reader a collection of motivational quotes and personal short stories that will have a powerful effect on their daily life.< Less
The Complete Tales of Uncle Remus Study Guide By BookRags.com
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The Complete Tales of Uncle Remus Study Guide consists of approx. 55 pages of summaries and analysis on The Complete Tales of Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris.