1884 1ed Nights Uncle Remus Joel Harris Illustrated African American Folklore

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 rare first British edition of ‘Nights with Uncle Remus’ is notable for being one of the classic American stories of slavery and African-American literature.

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1884 1ed Nights Uncle Remus Joel Harris Illustrated African American Folklore

 

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 rare first British edition of ‘Nights with Uncle Remus’ is notable for being one of the classic American stories of slavery and African-American literature.

 

Item number: #14957

Price: $599

 

HARRIS, Joel Chandler

 

Nights with Uncle Remus: myths and legends of the old plantation

 

London: George Routledge and Sons, 1884. First British edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • vii, [5], 300, [8]
    • 20 illustrations
  • References: BAL 7109
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
    • Decorative blue cloth
  • Size: ~7.5in X 5.5in (19cm x 13cm)

 

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Categories

Americana, American History

Literature

Authors

HARRIS, Joel Chandler

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete