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Lauter, Paul; Yarborough, Richard; Bryer, Jackson; Molesworth, Charles; Cheung, King-Kok

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Item Description: Cengage Learning, 2004. Book Condition: Used. This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: Contents Late Nineteenth Century (1865-1910) Nation, Regions, Borders African-American Folktales Animal Tales: When Brer Deer and Brer Terrapin Runned a Race; Why Mr. Dog Runs Brer Rabbit; How Sandy Got His Meat; Who Ate Up the Butter?; Fox and Rabbit in the Well; The Signifying Monkey. Memories of Slavery: Malitis; The Flying Africans. Conjure Stories: Two Tales from Eatonville, Florida. John and Old Marster: Master Disguised; The Diviner; Massa and the Bear; Baby in the Crib; John Steals a Pig and a Sheep; Talking Bones; Old Boss Wants into Heaven. Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) (1835-1910) Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog from Roughing It: Chapter XLVIII, "Buck Fanshaw's Funeral." A True Story The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg from The Autobiography of Mark Twain: Chapter 4; "As Regards Patriotism." The War Prayer Joel Chandler Harris (1848-1908) from Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings: Chapter II: The Wonderful Tar-Baby Story; Chapter IV: How Mr. Rabbit Was Too Sharp for Mr. Fox. from Free Joe, and Other Georgian Sketches: Free Joe and the Rest of the World. Charles Waddell Chesnutt (1858-1932) What is a White Man? The Goophered Grapevine The Passing of Grandison The Wife of His Youth Cluster: Literacy, Literature, and Democracy in Postbellum America Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1825-1911): Learning to Read Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960): How to Write a Letter William Dean Howells (1837-1920): from Criticism and Fiction; Editor's Easy Chair. Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) (1835-1910): from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Notice and Explanatory. Kate Chopin (1851-1904): The Western Association of Writers Alice Brown (1857-1948): Review of Sarah Orne Jewett's Country of the Pointed Firs Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins (1859-1930): Preface to Contending Forces Charles Waddell Chesnutt (1858-1932): from Journal Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906) Mr. Cornelius Johnson, Office-Seeker from Lyrics of Lowly Life: Frederick Douglass, An Ante-Bellum Sermon, We Wear the Mask, When Malindy Sings. from Lyrics of the Hearthside: Sympathy. George Washington Cable (1844-1925) 'Tite Poulette Grace King (1852-1932) The Little Convent Girl Alice Dunbar-Nelson (1875-1935) Sister Josepha Ghost Dance Songs Alexander Lawrence Posey (1873-1908) Ode to Sequoyah Hotgun on the Death of Yadeka Harjo Fus Fixico's Letter Number 44 John Milton Oskison (1874-1947) The Problem of Old Harjo Corridos Kiansis I/Kansas I Gregorio Cortez Jacinto Trevio Hijo Desobediente/ The Disobedient Son Recordando al Presidente/ Remembering the President Corrido de Csar Chvez/ Ballad of Csar Chvez Mara Amparo Ruiz de Burton (1832-1895) from The Squatter and the Don: Chapter 5: The Don in His Broad Acres. William Dean Howells (1837-1920) from The Editor's Study Letters to the Editor of the New York Tribune Mary E. Wilkins's Short Stories Paul Laurence Dunbar Mr. Charles W. Chesnutt's Stories Editha Henry James (1843-1916) Daisy Miller: A Study The Art of Fiction The Jolly Corner Kate Chopin (1851-1904) Dsir's Baby The Awakening Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914?) Chickamauga Hamlin Garland (1860-1940) Up the Coul: A Story of Wisconsin Stephen Crane (1871-1900) A Mystery of Heroism The Open Boat The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky from The Black Riders and Other Lines: God Lay Dead in Heaven. from War Is Kind: Do Not Weep, Maiden, For War Is Kind; The Impact of a Dollar Upon the Heart; A Man Said to the Universe; A Newspaper Is a Collection of Half-Injustices; There Was A Man with Tongue of Wood. from Uncollected Poems: Chant You Loud of Punishments. Jack London (1876-1916) South of the Slot Critical Visions of Postbellum America Standing Bear (Ponca) (1829-1908) What I Am Going to Tell You Here Will Take Me Until Dark Charles Alexander Eastman (Sioux) (1858-1939) from The Soul of the Indian: Chapter I: The Great Mystery. from From the Deep Woods to Civilization: Chapter VII: The G. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_usedgood_0618532994

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Harris, Joel Chandler

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Item Description: Creation Books, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Very Good condition with no significant faults. Clearly used but very few minor defects. Will look good on your bookcase after reading but may not be suitable as a present unless hard to find elsewhere ALL ITEMS POSTED NEXT WORKING DAY. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000886292

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Leeming, David; Page, Jake

Published by Oxford University Press (1999)

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Item Description: Oxford University Press, 1999. Book Condition: Used. This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: In this marvelous collection, David Lemming and Jake Page have gathered together the great myths and Legends of America, ranging from the creation stories of the first inhabitants, to the tall-tales of the Western frontier, to the Legendary outlaws of the 1920s.Here is a thoroughly engaging chronicle, a book unrivaled in its scope, embracing Big Foot and Windingo, Hiawatha and Uncle Sam, Paul Revere and Billy the Kid, the Iroquois Flying Head and Elvis. The editors cast their nets widely. Under myths, for instance, Leeming and Page include "the melting pot", "manifest destiny", and Henry Adams's "dynamo". And under "Heroes and Heroines", they have assembled everyone from Honest Abe LincoLn and George Washington, to Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday. and Martin Luther King. For each myth or hero, the editors include an excerpt -- often the definitive rendering of the story in question -- so that for Moby Dick, we find a passage from Melville's classic, and for Brer Rabbit, the "Tar Baby" tale by Joel ChandLer Harris. And along the way, the editors reveal how waves of immigrants, encountering this strange land for the first time, adapted their religion and folklore to help make sense of a new and astounding place. Thus a central Asian god becomes the Great Spirit of Native American myth, and an Aztec goddess is transformed into Our Lady of Guadaloupe.Ranging from the coyote trickster, to Johnny Appleseed, to John Henry and Stagolee, this wonderful collection il. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_usedgood_0195117832

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Metaxas, Eric, Harris, Joel Chandler

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Item Description: Spotlight, 2005. Book Condition: Good. N/A. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP46728612

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Harris, Joel Chandler

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Item Description: Paperback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR002770033

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Harris, Joel Chandler

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Item Description: Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR001809983

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Joel Chandler Harris

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Item Description: CREATION BOOKS, United Kingdom, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 170 x 121 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Bookseller Inventory # AAT9781840680201

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Harris, Joel Chandler:Parks, Van Dyke

Published by Harcourt Childrens Books, Orlando, Florida, U.S.A. (1987)

ISBN 10: 0152413529 ISBN 13: 9780152413521

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Item Description: Harcourt Childrens Books, Orlando, Florida, U.S.A., 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Barry Moser (illustrator). First Edition. Oversized hardcover, ex-library. Harcourt Brace Jovanvich, 1987, first. In very good condition, usual library markings and one page has some soiling at bottom. Wonderful illustrations! Includes: Brer Rabbit, He's a Good Fisherman, The Wonderful Tar-Baby Story, How Brer Weasell Was Caught, Brer Rabbit and the Mosquitoes, Brer Rabbit's Courtship. Got the NY TImes best illustrated children's book award and Redbook's children's picturebook award. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 012782

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Joel Chandler Harris

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Item Description: CREATION BOOKS, United Kingdom, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 170 x 121 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Bookseller Inventory # AAT9781840680201

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Daily, Don; Harris, Joel Chandler

Published by Courage Books (1995)

ISBN 10: 0762417129 ISBN 13: 9780762417124

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Item Description: Courage Books, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: Like New. Dust Jacket Condition: Like New. Like New Condition: Unmarked. Clean. Tight binding. Dustjacket shows minimal storage and handling wear. Folio size hardcover book with dustjacket copy of The Classic Tales of Brer Rabbit from the stories collected by Joel Chandler Harris. Illustrated by Don Daily. Courage Books (Running Press Book Publishers), 1995. 57 pages. 10 x 13.25 inches, 34 cm. Sixth printing. Printed in China. Large format heavy book: Additional shipping fee may be requested. From the Introduction: Welcome to the Old Plantation, a place where rabbits and turtles and foxes play tricks on one another, and all of them somehow get caught up in the joyous laughter and music of life. Told and retold for hundreds of years, the folktales were collected in 1880 by American newspaperman Joel Chandler Harris, who published them in Uncle Remus: His Songs and Sayings. The seven tales in this young reader's version were retold from Harris's original book of stories. The language in the retelling has been modernized, but care has been taken to retain the humor, the music, and the truth of these wonderful stories. For these stories are not just about rabbits and foxes. These are stories about all of us. Contents: 1 Brer Fox, Brer Rabbit, Brer Bear and the Peanut Patch; 2 Brer Rabbit Goes Fishing for Suckers; 3 Dead Foxes Tell No Tales; 4 The Great Race; 5 Why Mr. Possum Loves Peace; 6 Brer Fox Goes Hunting; 7 Brer Fox, Brer Rabbit, and the Tar-Baby. Bookseller Inventory # 013574

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Lauter, Paul; Yarborough, Richard; Bryer, Jackson; Molesworth, Charles; Cheung, King-Kok

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Item Description: Cengage Learning, 2004. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Contents Late Nineteenth Century (1865-1910) Nation, Regions, Borders African-American Folktales Animal Tales: When Brer Deer and Brer Terrapin Runned a Race; Why Mr. Dog Runs Brer Rabbit; How Sandy Got His Meat; Who Ate Up the Butter?; Fox and Rabbit in the Well; The Signifying Monkey. Memories of Slavery: Malitis; The Flying Africans. Conjure Stories: Two Tales from Eatonville, Florida. John and Old Marster: Master Disguised; The Diviner; Massa and the Bear; Baby in the Crib; John Steals a Pig and a Sheep; Talking Bones; Old Boss Wants into Heaven. Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) (1835-1910) Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog from Roughing It: Chapter XLVIII, "Buck Fanshaw's Funeral." A True Story The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg from The Autobiography of Mark Twain: Chapter 4; "As Regards Patriotism." The War Prayer Joel Chandler Harris (1848-1908) from Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings: Chapter II: The Wonderful Tar-Baby Story; Chapter IV: How Mr. Rabbit Was Too Sharp for Mr. Fox. from Free Joe, and Other Georgian Sketches: Free Joe and the Rest of the World. Charles Waddell Chesnutt (1858-1932) What is a White Man? The Goophered Grapevine The Passing of Grandison The Wife of His Youth Cluster: Literacy, Literature, and Democracy in Postbellum America Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1825-1911): Learning to Read Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960): How to Write a Letter William Dean Howells (1837-1920): from Criticism and Fiction; Editor's Easy Chair. Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) (1835-1910): from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Notice and Explanatory. Kate Chopin (1851-1904): The Western Association of Writers Alice Brown (1857-1948): Review of Sarah Orne Jewett's Country of the Pointed Firs Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins (1859-1930): Preface to Contending Forces Charles Waddell Chesnutt (1858-1932): from Journal Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906) Mr. Cornelius Johnson, Office-Seeker from Lyrics of Lowly Life: Frederick Douglass, An Ante-Bellum Sermon, We Wear the Mask, When Malindy Sings. from Lyrics of the Hearthside: Sympathy. George Washington Cable (1844-1925) 'Tite Poulette Grace King (1852-1932) The Little Convent Girl Alice Dunbar-Nelson (1875-1935) Sister Josepha Ghost Dance Songs Alexander Lawrence Posey (1873-1908) Ode to Sequoyah Hotgun on the Death of Yadeka Harjo Fus Fixico's Letter Number 44 John Milton Oskison (1874-1947) The Problem of Old Harjo Corridos Kiansis I/Kansas I Gregorio Cortez Jacinto Trevio Hijo Desobediente/ The Disobedient Son Recordando al Presidente/ Remembering the President Corrido de Csar Chvez/ Ballad of Csar Chvez Mara Amparo Ruiz de Burton (1832-1895) from The Squatter and the Don: Chapter 5: The Don in His Broad Acres. William Dean Howells (1837-1920) from The Editor's Study Letters to the Editor of the New York Tribune Mary E. Wilkins's Short Stories Paul Laurence Dunbar Mr. Charles W. Chesnutt's Stories Editha Henry James (1843-1916) Daisy Miller: A Study The Art of Fiction The Jolly Corner Kate Chopin (1851-1904) Dsir's Baby The Awakening Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914?) Chickamauga Hamlin Garland (1860-1940) Up the Coul: A Story of Wisconsin Stephen Crane (1871-1900) A Mystery of Heroism The Open Boat The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky from The Black Riders and Other Lines: God Lay Dead in Heaven. from War Is Kind: Do Not Weep, Maiden, For War Is Kind; The Impact of a Dollar Upon the Heart; A Man Said to the Universe; A Newspaper Is a Collection of Half-Injustices; There Was A Man with Tongue of Wood. from Uncollected Poems: Chant You Loud of Punishments. Jack London (1876-1916) South of the Slot Critical Visions of Postbellum America Standing Bear (Ponca) (1829-1908) What I Am Going to Tell You Here Will Take Me Until Dark Charles Alexander Eastman (Sioux) (1858-1939) from The Soul of the Indian: Chapter I: The Great Mystery. from From the Deep Woods to Civilization: Chapter VII: The Ghost Dance War. Sarah. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0618532994

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Harris, Joel Chandler

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Item Description: Creation Books, 2000. Soft cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Raffles Bookstore Norfolk All orders normally dispatched within one working day. We will gladly supply further images or more information if required. Discounts available for multiple orders. Bookseller Inventory # Gr39

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Joel Chandler Harris

Published by Penguin Books Australia, Australia (2011)

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Item Description: Penguin Books Australia, Australia, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 190 x 127 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Nights with Uncle Remus gathers seventy-one of Joel Chandler Harris s most popular stories of the Antebellum South, including the classic trickster tales of Brer rabbit, creation myths, Sea Island legends, chilling ghost stories, and the indispensable The Moon in the Mill-Pond. Told through the distinctive voices of four slave storytellers, these anthropomorphic tales have not only created cultural icons like the Tar baby, but have inspired writers from Mark Twain to William Faulkner, Zora Neale Hurston to Toni Morrison, and helped revolutionise modern children s literature and folktale collecting. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9780142437667

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Joel Chandler Harris

Published by BOOK JUNGLE, United States (2009)

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Item Description: BOOK JUNGLE, United States, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 232 x 190 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.In Uncle Remus Joel Harris has in the folklore scenes tried to preserve the legends themselves in their original simplicity and to preserve the southern dialect. The stories have the genuine flavor of the old plantation. Uncle Remus is known for his wit and wisdom. His songs and saying have delighted children for generations. How the Animals Came to Earth, Brer Rabbit and the Tar Baby, and Brer Rabbit Tricks Brer Bear are some of his more well-known tales. This book includes legends, songs and sayings. ***** Print on Demand *****. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781438526591

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Joel Chandler Harris

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Item Description: Penguin Books Australia, Australia, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 190 x 127 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Nights with Uncle Remus gathers seventy-one of Joel Chandler Harris s most popular stories of the Antebellum South, including the classic trickster tales of Brer rabbit, creation myths, Sea Island legends, chilling ghost stories, and the indispensable The Moon in the Mill-Pond. Told through the distinctive voices of four slave storytellers, these anthropomorphic tales have not only created cultural icons like the Tar baby, but have inspired writers from Mark Twain to William Faulkner, Zora Neale Hurston to Toni Morrison, and helped revolutionise modern children s literature and folktale collecting. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9780142437667

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Harris, Joel Chandler, And Parks, Van Dyke (Adapted By)

Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Publishers (1987)

ISBN 10: 0152413529 ISBN 13: 9780152413521

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Item Description: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Publishers, 1987. Hard cover. Book Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Moser, Barry (Illustrated by). (illustrator). Reinforced binding.. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 39 p. Audience: Children/juvenile. Newspaperman Harris published many of these stories originally in Georgia, reporting he had gathered them from storytellers, Southern blacks in the late 1800s. The central character was Uncle Remus, an elderly black plantation slave. He recorded them using the language and stereotypes of his era, perhaps perpetuating those same. This adaptation brings forward the folklore, the humor, the family tales, the defenseless who outsmart the bigger animals, with resourcefulness and courage. Moser's drawings are wonderful. Includes: Fisherman, Tar-Baby, Weasel, Mosquitoes, Courtship. Bookseller Inventory # Alibris.0006829

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Harris, Joel Chandler adapted by Eric Metaxas

Published by Rabbit Ears Books, Massachusetts (1990)

ISBN 10: 0887081444 ISBN 13: 9780887081446

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Item Description: Rabbit Ears Books, Massachusetts, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Drescher, Henrik (illustrator). 10 1/2" By9" Tall. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. The wild art of Henrik Drescher matches the Joel Chandler Harris tales. Bookseller Inventory # 006857

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Harris, Joel Chandler

Published by Creation Books, London (2000)

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Item Description: Creation Books, London, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. First Thus. In the Georgia swamplands and plantations, a cast of anthropomorphic animals enact daily rituals of pursuit, trickery and escape. In this pre-Looney Toons world of sassy, talking beasts, Brer Rabbit is the hero - duelling both verbally and physically with those who would eat him - and perpetually in the monstrous shadow of the Tar Baby. The casual publication in 1877 of The Tar Baby by Joel Chandler Harris, found Harris his vocation. In the following years he developed his own plantation mythology in a series of volumes, narrated by Uncle Remus, telling colloquial tales of the wily hero Brer Rabbit (an obvious precursor of Bugs Bunny) and his clashes with the villain, Brer Fox. Tar Baby, in it's original African-American dialect, is a collection of some of the finest of these often surreal and grotesque stories and is presented as a classic of American literature for both adult readers and children of all ages. With an original cover illustration by Deryk Thomas. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 041355

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Harris, Joel Chandler

Published by Rabbit Ears Books, Westport, CT (1990)

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Item Description: Rabbit Ears Books, Westport, CT, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Henrik Drescher (illustrator). First Edition. Oblong 4to. Boldly color-illustrated version of Harris' enchanting animal fable from his collection of tales based on African stories brought by enslaved people. Oblong w/pictorial covers. Henrik Drescher is an AWARD WINNING ILLUSTRATOR. OUT OF PRINT IN HARDCOVER. Bookseller Inventory # 022750

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Harris, Joel Chandler Adapted By Van Dyke Parks

Published by Voyager Books/Harcourt Brace & Company (1997)

ISBN 10: 0152015590 ISBN 13: 9780152015596

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Item Description: Voyager Books/Harcourt Brace & Company, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: As New. No Jacket. First Thus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Voyager Books Printing, Harcourt Brace Children's Book. Trade Paperback AS NEW. 8.5 x 11 inches. A beautiful collection of folktales, beloved for ages, with 19 full page illustrations by Barry Moser, both color and black-and-white, executed with watercolor on paper handmade for the Royal Watercolor Society in 1982 by Barcham Greene. Includes: Brer Rabbit, He's a Good Fisherman;The Wonderful Tar-Baby Story; How Brer Weasel Was Caught; Brer Rabbit and the Mosquitoes; Brer Rabbit's Cortship; and a Song with musical score, "In Love for a Day". These folktales have been told and retold for many years and in many different countries, so their history os difficult to trace. But it is known that they were brought to the American South by persons enslaved against their will. Brer Rabbit reminds us that resourcefulness and courage have the power to overcome ignorance and brute strength. A New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year. vii, 40 pages. 11.25 x 8.75 inches. Voyager Books/Harcourt Brace & Company, 1997. Bookseller Inventory # 019617

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Harris, Joel Chandler

Published by Schocken Books Inc, New York (1965)

ISBN 10: 0805201017 ISBN 13: 9780805201017

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Item Description: Schocken Books Inc, New York, 1965. Trade paperback. Frost, A. B. (illustrator). First Shocken Paperback Edition. Introduction by Stella Brewer Brookes. From Wikipedia: "Joel Chandler Harris (December 9, 1848 July 3, 1908) was an American journalist, fiction writer, and folklorist best known for his collection of Uncle Remus stories. Harris was born in Eatonton, Georgia, where he served as an apprentice on a plantation during his teenage years. He spent the majority of his adult life in Atlanta working as an associate editor at the Atlanta Constitution. Harris led two professional lives: as the editor and journalist known as Joe Harris, he supported a vision of the New South with the editor Henry W. Grady (1880-1889), stressing regional and racial reconciliation after the Reconstruction era. As Joel Chandler Harris, fiction writer and folklorist, he wrote many 'Brer Rabbit' stories from the African-American oral tradition and helped to revolutionize literature in the process.Not long after taking the newspaper job, Harris began writing the Uncle Remus stories as a serial to "preserve in permanent shape those curious mementoes of a period that will no doubt be sadly misrepresented by historians of the future."[9] The tales were reprinted across the United States, and Harris was approached by publisher D. Appleton and Company to compile them for a book. Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings was published near the end of 1880. Hundreds of newspapers reviewed the best-seller, and Harris received national attention. Of the press and attention Walter Hines Page noted, "Joe Harris does not appreciate Joel Chandler Harris." Royalties from the book were modest, but allowed Harris to rent a six-room house in West End, an unincorporated village on the outskirts of Atlanta, to accommodate his growing family. Two years later Harris bought the house and hired the architect George Humphries to transform the farmhouse into a Queen Anne Victorian in the Eastlake style. The home, soon thereafter called The Wren's Nest, was where Harris spent most of his time. Harris preferred to write at the Wren's Nest. He published prodigiously throughout the 1880s and 1890s, trying his hand at novels, children's literature, and a translation of French folklore. Yet he rarely strayed from home and work during this time. He chose to stay close to his family and his gardening. Harris and his wife Essie had seven more children in Atlanta, with a total of six (out of nine) surviving past childhood. By the late 1890s, Harris was tired of the newspaper grind and suffered from health problems, likely stemming from alcoholism. At the same time, he grew more comfortable with his creative persona. Harris retired from the Constitution in 1900. He continued experimenting with novels and wrote articles for outlets such as The Saturday Evening Post. Still, he remained close to home, refusing to travel to accept honorary degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and Emory College. In 1905 Harris was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Harris traveled to accept an invitation to the White House by President Theodore Roosevelt. Two years earlier, Roosevelt had said, "Presidents may come and presidents may go, but Uncle Remus stays put. Georgia has done a great many things for the Union, but she has never done more than when she gave Mr. Joel Chandler Harris to American literature." On July 3, 1908, Joel Chandler Harris died of acute nephritis and complications from cirrhosis of the liver. In his obituary, the New York Times Book Review echoed Roosevelt's sentiment, stating: Uncle Remus cannot die. Joel Chandler Harris has departed this life at the age of 60 [.] but his best creation, [Uncle Remus] with his fund of folk-lore, will live in literature." Also from Wikipedia: "Arthur Burdett Frost (January 17, 1851-June 22, 1928), was an early American illustrator, graphic artist and comics writer. He was also well known as a painter. Frost's work is well known for its dynamic representation of motion and sequence. Frost is considered one of the great illustrators. Good. CO. Bookseller Inventory # 67315

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Joel Chandler Harris

Published by Creation Pub Group (2000)

ISBN 10: 1840680202 ISBN 13: 9781840680201

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Item Description: Creation Pub Group, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 160 pages. 6.50x4.50x0.25 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk1840680202

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Professor Jason Sperb

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ISBN 10: 0292756771 ISBN 13: 9780292756779

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Item Description: University of Texas Press, United States, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 226 x 150 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. The Walt Disney Company offers a vast universe of movies, television shows, theme parks, and merchandise, all carefully crafted to present an image of wholesome family entertainment. Yet Disney also produced one of the most infamous Hollywood films, Song of the South. Using cartoon characters and live actors to retell the stories of Joel Chandler Harris, SotS portrays a kindly black Uncle Remus who tells tales of Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, and the Tar Baby to adoring white children. Audiences and critics alike found its depiction of African Americans condescending and outdated when the film opened in 1946, but it grew in popularity-and controversy-with subsequent releases. Although Disney has withheld the film from American audiences since the late 1980s, SotS has an enthusiastic fan following, and pieces of the film-such as the Oscar-winning Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah -remain throughout Disney s media universe. Disney s Most Notorious Film examines the racial and convergence histories of Song of the South to offer new insights into how audiences and Disney have negotiated the film s controversies over the last seven decades. Jason Sperb skillfully traces the film s reception history, showing how audience perceptions of SotS have reflected debates over race in the larger society. He also explores why and how Disney, while embargoing the film as a whole, has repurposed and repackaged elements of SotS so extensively that they linger throughout American culture, serving as everything from cultural metaphors to consumer products. Bookseller Inventory # AAJ9780292756779

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Leeming, David; Page, Jake

Published by Oxford University Press (1999)

ISBN 10: 0195117832 ISBN 13: 9780195117837

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Item Description: Oxford University Press, 1999. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: In this marvelous collection, David Lemming and Jake Page have gathered together the great myths and Legends of America, ranging from the creation stories of the first inhabitants, to the tall-tales of the Western frontier, to the Legendary outlaws of the 1920s.Here is a thoroughly engaging chronicle, a book unrivaled in its scope, embracing Big Foot and Windingo, Hiawatha and Uncle Sam, Paul Revere and Billy the Kid, the Iroquois Flying Head and Elvis. The editors cast their nets widely. Under myths, for instance, Leeming and Page include "the melting pot", "manifest destiny", and Henry Adams's "dynamo". And under "Heroes and Heroines", they have assembled everyone from Honest Abe LincoLn and George Washington, to Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday. and Martin Luther King. For each myth or hero, the editors include an excerpt -- often the definitive rendering of the story in question -- so that for Moby Dick, we find a passage from Melville's classic, and for Brer Rabbit, the "Tar Baby" tale by Joel ChandLer Harris. And along the way, the editors reveal how waves of immigrants, encountering this strange land for the first time, adapted their religion and folklore to help make sense of a new and astounding place. Thus a central Asian god becomes the Great Spirit of Native American myth, and an Aztec goddess is transformed into Our Lady of Guadaloupe.Ranging from the coyote trickster, to Johnny Appleseed, to John Henry and Stagolee, this wonderful collection il. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0195117832

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Joel Chandler Harris

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Item Description: Book Jungle. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. 206 pages. Dimensions: 9.1in. x 7.5in. x 0.5in.In Uncle Remus Joel Harris has in the folklore scenes tried to preserve the legends themselves in their original simplicity and to preserve the southern dialect. The stories have the genuine flavor of the old plantation. Uncle Remus is known for his wit and wisdom. His songs and saying have delighted children for generations. How the Animals Came to Earth, Brer Rabbit and the Tar Baby, and Brer Rabbit Tricks Brer Bear are some of his more well-known tales. This book includes legends, songs and sayings. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781438526591

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Professor Jason Sperb

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Item Description: University of Texas Press, United States, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 226 x 150 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. The Walt Disney Company offers a vast universe of movies, television shows, theme parks, and merchandise, all carefully crafted to present an image of wholesome family entertainment. Yet Disney also produced one of the most infamous Hollywood films, Song of the South. Using cartoon characters and live actors to retell the stories of Joel Chandler Harris, SotS portrays a kindly black Uncle Remus who tells tales of Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, and the Tar Baby to adoring white children. Audiences and critics alike found its depiction of African Americans condescending and outdated when the film opened in 1946, but it grew in popularity-and controversy-with subsequent releases. Although Disney has withheld the film from American audiences since the late 1980s, SotS has an enthusiastic fan following, and pieces of the film-such as the Oscar-winning Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah -remain throughout Disney s media universe. Disney s Most Notorious Film examines the racial and convergence histories of Song of the South to offer new insights into how audiences and Disney have negotiated the film s controversies over the last seven decades. Jason Sperb skillfully traces the film s reception history, showing how audience perceptions of SotS have reflected debates over race in the larger society. He also explores why and how Disney, while embargoing the film as a whole, has repurposed and repackaged elements of SotS so extensively that they linger throughout American culture, serving as everything from cultural metaphors to consumer products. Bookseller Inventory # AAJ9780292756779

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ISBN 10: 0399225315 ISBN 13: 9780399225314

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Item Description: Rabbit Ears Books, Westport, CT;, 1990. Hardcover. Drescher, Henrik (illustrator). First edition thus. Very fine in very fine and bright dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 17090

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Item Description: University of Texas Press. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Disney's Most Notorious Film: Race, Convergence, and the Hidden Histories of Song of the South, Jason Sperb, The Walt Disney Company offers a vast universe of movies, television shows, theme parks, and merchandise, all carefully crafted to present an image of wholesome family entertainment. Yet Disney also produced one of the most infamous Hollywood films, Song of the South. Using cartoon characters and live actors to retell the stories of Joel Chandler Harris, SotS portrays a kindly black Uncle Remus who tells tales of Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, and the "Tar Baby" to adoring white children. Audiences and critics alike found its depiction of African Americans condescending and outdated when the film opened in 1946, but it grew in popularity-and controversy-with subsequent releases. Although Disney has withheld the film from American audiences since the late 1980s, SotS has an enthusiastic fan following, and pieces of the film-such as the Oscar-winning "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah"-remain throughout Disney's media universe. Disney's Most Notorious Film examines the racial and convergence histories of Song of the South to offer new insights into how audiences and Disney have negotiated the film's controversies over the last seven decades. Jason Sperb skillfully traces the film's reception history, showing how audience perceptions of SotS have reflected debates over race in the larger society. He also explores why and how Disney, while embargoing the film as a whole, has repurposed and repackaged elements of SotS so extensively that they linger throughout American culture, serving as everything from cultural metaphors to consumer products. Bookseller Inventory # B9780292756779

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Eric Metaxas, Joel Chandler Harris

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Item Description: University of Georgia Press. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. 184 pages. Dimensions: 8.3in. x 5.5in. x 0.3in.This biography and critical study reconstructs Harriss life and career from his humble origins as an illegitimate child and plantation-newspaper printers devil through his years in Macon, Forsyth, Savannah, and Atlanta. When Harris died in 1908, his national and international popularity rivaled his friend Mark Twains. A psychologically complex person, Harris became an accomplished Southern local colorist who left multiple legacies as an American humorist, folklorist, New South journalist, childrens writer, and author. He helped make the Old South New. Harriss Uncle Remus trickster tales derive primarily from transplanted Senegambian African folklore and are rhetorically and sociologically complex representations of the often predatory world of Old South slave life--where survival depends on trickery, wit, and will pitted against the brute strength of overseers and masters. Controversial today because he was a white man retelling black folk narratives, Harris nevertheless helped preserve the trickster tale-cycle and promote black folk-tale collecting, generally; hundreds of scholars and linguists have studied his works. Harris also made Brer Rabbit, the tar baby, and the briar patch popular-culture icons, and his highly believable animal characters and dialogues influenced the techniques of Rudyard Kipling, A. A. Milne, Beatrix Potter, E. B. White, and other childrens authors. Finally, Harriss poor white and African American characters and narratives have left their mark on writers from his time to our times--from Twain to Zora Neale Hurston, William Faulkner, Flannery OConnor, Ralph Ellison, and Toni Morrison. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9780820331850

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