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…
"Song of the South" (11/20/1946) - Based on the classic Tales by Joel Chandler Harris, It follows the adventures of Johnny as he listens to the many stories from Uncle Remus set right after the Civil War. This is the First Major Diverse Disney Movie and the first one made by Walt Disney himself that paved the way to more Mix Diverse Cast Movies for decades to come.
The Dual Nature of Joel Chandler Harris's Uncle Remus Tales: Literary Research and Analysis as Social Allegory and Folklore by Sherry Snider. $2.23. Publisher: www.SherrySnider.com (April 27, 2012). 14 pages. Author: Sherry Snider
Uncle Remus-- is the fictional title character and narrator of a collection of African-American folktales adapted and compiled by Joel Chandler Harris, published in book form in 1881. A journalist in post-Reconstruction Atlanta, Georgia, Harris produced seven Uncle Remus books.