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Joel Chandler Harris (1845–1908)

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Joel Chandler Harris was born in Eatonton, Ga., on December 9, 1848. Deserted by his father at an early age, Harris dropped out of school and began working as a literary apprentice to help his mother make ends meet. Soon after, he was writing humorous pieces for several Georgia newspapers and in näytä lisää 1876, Harris joined the Staff of the Atlanta Constitution as an editor. Harris is best remembered for writing the Uncle Remus stories. Based on traditional African tales and folklore, the stories feature animal characters, such as Brer Rabbit and Brer Fox, who are endowed with human characteristics. Some of the Uncle Remus titles include Uncle Remus: His Songs and Sayings, Night with Uncle Remus, Uncle Remus and His Friends, and Uncle Remus and the Little Boy. After his death on July 3, 1908, Harris's home in Atlanta's West End was preserved as a museum called Wren's Nest. The museum got its name from a family of wrens that were found nesting in Harris's rickety old wooden mailbox. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän

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The Classic Tales of Brer Rabbit (1982) 600 kappaletta
The Complete Tales of Uncle Remus (1955) 533 kappaletta
Uncle Remus (1895) 221 kappaletta
Uncle Remus: The Complete Tales (1999) 185 kappaletta
The Favorite Uncle Remus (1948) 165 kappaletta
Veli Kanin kepposet (1973) 122 kappaletta
Giant Treasury of Brer Rabbit (1990) 95 kappaletta
Uncle Remus and Brer Rabbit (1907) 80 kappaletta
The Wonderful Tar Baby Story (1990) 67 kappaletta
Brer Rabbit Stories (1968) 36 kappaletta
The Adventures of Brer Rabbit (1972) 34 kappaletta
Stories from Uncle Remus (1934) 30 kappaletta
Stories of Georgia (1896) 28 kappaletta
21 Essential American Short Stories (2011) — Avustaja — 25 kappaletta
American Wit and Humor (1907) 25 kappaletta
Uncle Remus Returns (1918) 21 kappaletta
Brer Rabbit and Brer Fox (1941) 15 kappaletta
Uncle Remus Stories (2015) 13 kappaletta
A Little Union Scout (2011) 12 kappaletta
Uncle Remus Tales (1999) 12 kappaletta
Mr. Rabbit at Home (1895) 10 kappaletta
The Essential Uncle Remus (1949) 9 kappaletta
Onu Remuse jutte (2019) 8 kappaletta
Uncle Remus and the Little Boy (1910) 7 kappaletta
Library of Southern Literature [set] (1909) — Editor in Chief — 7 kappaletta
Library of Southern Literature, Vol. XIII: Washington-Young (1909) — Editor in Chief — 6 kappaletta
Library of Southern Literature, Vol. VI: Hearn-Johnston (1909) — Editor in Chief — 6 kappaletta
Library of Southern Literature, Vol. X: Prentiss-Sass (1909) — Editor in Chief — 6 kappaletta
Fifty Stories from Uncle Remus (1930) 5 kappaletta
Library of Southern Literature, Vol. V: Goodloe-Hayne (1909) — Editor in Chief & Contributor — 5 kappaletta
Library of Southern Literature, Vol. II: Boyle-Clarke (1909) — Editor in Chief — 5 kappaletta
Library of Southern Literature, Vol. VII: Johnston-Lucas (1909) — Editor in Chief — 5 kappaletta
Library of Southern Literature, Vol. XI: Schele De Vere-Stuart (1909) — Editor in Chief — 5 kappaletta
Library of Southern Literature, Vol. IX: Murphey-Prentice (1909) — Editor in Chief — 5 kappaletta
Tales from Uncle Remus, (1935) 5 kappaletta
Library of Southern Literature, Vol. I: Adams-Boyle (1909) — Editor in Chief — 4 kappaletta
Plantation pageants (1899) 4 kappaletta
Little Treasury of Brer Rabbit (1988) 4 kappaletta
Library of Southern Literature, Vol. XIV: Miscellanea (1909) — Editor in Chief — 4 kappaletta
On the Wing of Occasions (1969) 4 kappaletta
Library of Southern Literature, Vol. XII: Tabb-Warfield (1909) — editor in Chief — 4 kappaletta
Library of Southern Literature, Vol. III: Clay-Dickson (1909) — Editor in Chief — 4 kappaletta
My Best Brer Rabbit Stories (2010) 4 kappaletta
Aaron in the Wildwoods (1898) 3 kappaletta
UNCLE REMUS Easton Press (1957) 2 kappaletta
Seven Tales of Uncle Remus (1948) 2 kappaletta
Bishop's Shadow 2 kappaletta
Uncle Remus, etc 1 kappale
Onkel Remus erzählt (1965) 1 kappale
Skazki Dyadyushki Rimusa (2017) 1 kappale
Tales of Uncle Remus (2003) 1 kappale
Onu Remuse lood. 2. raamat (1996) 1 kappale
Rémusz bácsi meséi (2019) 1 kappale
Don Juan 1 kappale
The Marry Maker 1 kappale
Evening Tales 1 kappale

Associated Works

The Golden Treasury of Children's Literature Set (1961) — Avustaja — 209 kappaletta
An Anthology of Famous American Stories (1953) — Avustaja — 139 kappaletta
The Scribner Treasury: 22 Classic Tales (1953) — Avustaja — 105 kappaletta
The Literature of the American South: A Norton Anthology (1997) — Avustaja — 98 kappaletta
The American Fantasy Tradition (2002) — Avustaja — 90 kappaletta
The Best American Humorous Short Stories (1945) — Avustaja — 85 kappaletta
Richard Adams's Favorite Animal Stories (1979) — Avustaja — 73 kappaletta
Bedside Book of Famous American Stories (1936) — Avustaja — 72 kappaletta
Best in Children's Books 38 (1960) 67 kappaletta
Song of the South [1946 film] (1946) — Original story — 59 kappaletta
Uncle Remus Stories (1950) — Story — 53 kappaletta
Pearl S. Buck's Book of Christmas (1974) — Avustaja — 46 kappaletta
Gaslit Nightmares (1988) — Avustaja — 44 kappaletta
A Golden Land (1958) — Avustaja — 42 kappaletta
American short stories, 1820 to the present (1952) — Avustaja — 26 kappaletta
The Conjure Stories [Norton Critical Edition] (2011) — Avustaja — 21 kappaletta
Short Story Classics [American], Volume 4 (1905) — Avustaja — 17 kappaletta
International Short Stories American (Volume 1) (1910) — Avustaja — 11 kappaletta
The Great Modern American Stories: An Anthology (1920) — Avustaja — 10 kappaletta
In their Shoes: Fairy Tales and Folktales (2016) — Avustaja — 9 kappaletta
The bear went over the mountain (1964) — Avustaja — 6 kappaletta
Representative American Short Stories — Avustaja — 5 kappaletta
Library of Southern Literature, Vol. VIII: Madison-Murfree (1909) — Editor in Chief — 5 kappaletta
American Humor and Satire (1992) — Avustaja — 2 kappaletta
14 American Masterpieces Vol.1 — Avustaja — 1 kappale

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I sought out this collection after reading a discussion thread not long ago about the most memorable/traumatizing short stories assigned by high school English teachers. Only 21 stories are included here, and they are limited to those of only American origin, but I thought it was a reasonably well-rounded collection. They range from the humorous and the delightfully disturbing to the incomprehensible ("The Call of Cthulhu") and the weirdly twisted, and I limited my reading to no more than a single story each day to allow more time to ruminate.… (lisätietoja)
 
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ryner | May 10, 2023 |
This edition is modernized so you are not wrestling with a possibly unfamiliar dialect.

Trickster tales require a bit of caution, much like Tricksters themselves. Pre-read and decide if this is for you or edit as you read aloud.

This book uses the word “stupid”, and mentions Brer Rabbit getting his comeuppance by becoming a stew or being hanged.
 
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FamiliesUnitedLL | 10 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 10, 2023 |
Our copy purchased in 1946 at the Wren's Nest, the Joel Chandler Harris house, as a present for my wife's mother.

FOR REFERENCE:

Contents: Brer Rabbit and the Calamus Root -- The Wonderful Tar Baby -- Mr. Wolf Makes a Failure -- Mr. Fox Tackles Old Man Tarrypin -- Old Mr. Rabbit, He's a Good Fisherman -- Why Mr. Possum Has No Hair on His Tail -- Mr. Rabbit Meets His Match
 
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villemezbrown | Apr 4, 2023 |
Uncle Remus is the fictional title character and narrator of a collection of black American folktales compiled and adapted by
Joel Chandler Harris and published in book form in 1881. Harris was a journalist in post-Reconstruction Atlanta, and he produced seven
Uncle Remus books. He wrote these stories to represent the struggle in the Southern United States, and more specifically in the plantations.
He did so by introducing tales that he had heard and framing them in the plantation context. He wrote his stories in a dialect which represented
the voice of the narrators and their subculture. For this choice of framing, his collection has encountered controversy.
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CarrieFortuneLibrary | 2 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Sep 7, 2022 |

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