1881 1st/1st Uncle Remus Songs & Sayings Harris Slavery Song of South Americana

HARRIS, Joel Chandler

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Br’er Rabbit and crew are the basis and inspiration for Disney’s black folklore, controversial tale “Song of the South” and popular attraction Splash Mountain!

 

Uncle Remus’ by Joel C. Harris defines many of the stereotypes of the African American people, including dialect and slavery themes. Harris himself said that ‘Uncle Remus’ was

‘a sympathetic supplement to Stowe’s wonderful defense of slavery as it existed in the South. [She] attacked the possibilities of slavery with all the eloquence of genius, but the same genius painted the portrait of the Southern slave-owner and defended him.’ (Bernstein, 2011).

 

This 1881 first edition, first printing is considered rare and very valuable! See edition note below.

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1881 1st/1st Uncle Remus Songs & Sayings Harris Slavery Song of South Americana

 

Br’er Rabbit and crew are the basis and inspiration for Disney’s black folklore, controversial tale “Song of the South” and popular attraction Splash Mountain!

 

Uncle Remus’ by Joel C. Harris defines many of the stereotypes of the African American people, including dialect and slavery themes. Harris himself said that ‘Uncle Remus’ was

‘a sympathetic supplement to Stowe’s wonderful defense of slavery as it existed in the South. [She] attacked the possibilities of slavery with all the eloquence of genius, but the same genius painted the portrait of the Southern slave-owner and defended him.’ (Bernstein, 2011).

 

This 1881 first edition, first printing is considered rare and very valuable! See edition note below.

 

Item number: #13199

Price: $1950

 

HARRIS, Joel Chandler

 

Uncle Remus, his songs and sayings

 

New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1881. First edition, First printing.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [2], 231, [9]
    • Illustrated throughout
  • References: BAL 7100; Grolier 100 American, 83;
    • BAL lists no priority of color of binding
    • Edition note: ‘presumptive’ on p.9, last line
    • No mention of “Uncle Remus: in the publisher’s ads in the rear
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
    • Decorative green cloth
  • Size: ~8in X 5.5in (19.5cm x 13.5cm)

 

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13199

Categories

Americana, American History

Literature

Authors

HARRIS, Joel Chandler

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete