Joel Chandler Harris | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by The Spectator

This literature criticism consists of approximately 12 pages of analysis & critique of Joel Chandler Harris.
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Critical Essay by The Spectator

SOURCE: A review of Uncle Remus and His Legends of the Old Plantation, in The Spectator, Vol. 53, No. 2753, April 2, 1881, pp. 445-46.

In the following review of the English version of Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings, the critic applauds Harris's tales while noting that the collection depicts the "gullibility of the stronger races" as well as "delight" in "the habits of cunning, deceit, and dishonesty. "

This charming little book [Uncle Remus and His Legends of the Old Plantation] appears to be written by a partisan of "the peculiar institution," and so very thorough a partisan, that he speaks of Mrs. Stowe's "wonderful defence of slavery as it existed in the South." "Mrs. Stowe," he goes on, "let me hasten to say, attacked the...

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