Joel Chandler Harris recreated the oral tradition of the Brer Rabbit tales in print between 1876 and 1908. The success of the Uncle Remus stories made Harris one of the most popular American writers in the 19th and 20th centuries. His first collection, Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings, has been translated into more than 40 languages and has never gone out of print. Harris collected 194 stories that gave voice to African-American folklore and jumpstarted the folklore movement. Harris…
Post-Occupation Atlanta: Another Look. The very fetching 19-year-old Octavia Hammond – soon to be married to Augustus Dixon Adair — writes a letter from Atlanta to the wife of Augustus’ cousin, Mrs. George Washington Adair Sr., who has not yet come home from her exile.
Brer Rabbit fotch a wiggle, he did, en lit on he foots - Nights With Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris, 1917
Alice Walker "As adults, we must affirm, constantly, that the Arab child, the Muslim child, the Palestinian child, the African child, the Jewish child, the Christian child, the American child, the Chinese child, the Israeli child, the Native American child, etc, is equal to all others on the planet."
Brother Rabbit and his Famous Foot - Nights With Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris, 1917
Nights With Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris, 1917