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Biographies (6)

370 words, approx. 2 pages
American writer Joel Chandler Harris (1848-1908) used folklore, fiction, dialect, and other devices of local color to picture both black and white Georgians under slavery and Reconstruction.Joel Chand... Read more
6,743 words, approx. 23 pages
The first of the five reputations that Joel Chandler Harris earned was as a comic "paragrapher" for Georgia newspapers. Reviewers and critics from his time to ours have observed, however, that Harris'... Read more
9,182 words, approx. 31 pages
Joel Chandler Harris , better known today as the talented Georgian folklorist and creator of Uncle Remus who recounted numerous tales of plantation life, was first and foremost a newspaper journalist.... Read more
10,818 words, approx. 37 pages
In 1882, according to Mark Twain, a group of children who were invited to the New Orleans home of George Washington Cable to meet the newly famous author of "Brer Rabbit and the Tar-Baby" were doub... Read more
6,990 words, approx. 24 pages
Joel Chandler Harris is remembered by many readers as a collector of black folklore in the Uncle Remus stories, an amanuensis for slaves whose forced illiteracy prevented them from writing down their ... Read more
3,673 words, approx. 13 pages
In his day Joel Chandler Harris was one of America's most popular authors, known throughout the world for his humorous Negro folktales told through the dialect of kindly old "Uncle Remus." Harris ha... Read more