Joel Chandler Harris | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by The New York Times

This literature criticism consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis & critique of Joel Chandler Harris.
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SOURCE: A review of Free Joe, and Other Georgian Sketches, in The New York Times, January 15, 1888, p. 14.

In the following review, the critic praises Free Joe, and Other Georgian Sketches.

[In Free Joe, and Other Georgian Sketches] may be found "Free Joe," "Little Compton," "Aunt Fountain's Prisoner," "Trouble at Lost Mountain," and "Azalia." We know of no story which for simple pathos equals "Free Joe," Joe being that poor old colored man, freed by an accident, and to whom freedom had been a curse. How with a few words Mr. Harris gives us the character of Spite Calderwood, who just for "cussedness" separates Joe from Lucinda, until there is no one he has to love but his black cur dog, Little Dan. What...

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