Uncle Remus and His Friends: Old Plantation Stories, Songs and Ballads with Sketches of Negro Character

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Uncle Remus and His Friends: Old Plantation Stories, Songs and Ballads with Sketches of Negro Character

HARRIS, Joel Chandler; FROST, A. B. (illus.)

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The American journalist, fiction writer, and folklorist Joel Chandler Harris is best known today for his collection of Uncle Remus stories. Serving as an apprectice on a plantation when he was a teenager, he spent hundreds of hours in the slave quarters during time off. There he absorbed the stories and language of the slaves, being especially attracted to their tales of animals. These stories formed the basis for his Uncle Remus tales, particularly Brer Rabbit.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Date Published: 1892
  • Place Published: Boston
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    xv, 357 p. 20 cm. Frontispiece and 11 b&w plates. Green cloth hardcover iwth black and gold print. Some spots to covers. YMCA bookplate on front pastedown. Chip in a front leaf, plate opposite p. 22, ink mark in margin of p. 278, repair to top corner of a front page.

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