Joel Chandler Harris | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by The Chicago Tribune

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SOURCE: "Uncle Remus's War Stories," in The Chicago Tribune, October 20, 1900, p. 10, part 2.

In the following review, the critic praises On the Wing of Occasions, particularly the story "The Kidnapping of President Lincoln. "

[The stories in On the Wing of Occasions] deal with some more or less imaginary episodes in the unwritten history of the civil war, and they cause the reader to realize how much more interesting certain unwritten records are than some that have been accepted as history. The stories are full of action and of skillfully managed plot, and though we have no actual battle scenes they are yet tales of warfare, with battle fields within doors, where the weapons are human wits. A certain New York hotel, where the head waiter is a famous Captain McCarthy, where all the employes are...

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