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

Author: Joel Chandler Harris
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., [©1911, 1881]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traditional tales told by slaves, written in dialect.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harris, Joel Chandler, 1848-1908.
Nights with Uncle Remus.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., [©1911, 1881]
(OCoLC)567997767
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Chandler Harris
OCLC Number: 1579918
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 404 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Mr. Fox and Miss Goose --
Brother Fox catches Mr. Horse --
Brother Rabbit and the little girl --
How Brother Fox was too smart --
Brother Rabbit's astonishing prank --
Brother Rabbit secures a mansion --
Mr. Lion hunts for Mr. Man --
The story of the pigs --
Mr. Benjamin Ram and his wonderful fiddle --
Brother Rabbit's riddle --
How Mr. Rooster lost his dinner --
Brother Rabbit breaks up a party --
Brother Fox, Brother Rabbit, and King Deer's daughter --
Brother Terrapin deceives Brother Buzzard --
Brother Fox covets the quills --
How Brother Fox failed to get his grapes --
Mr. Fox figures as an incendiary --
A dream and a story --
The moon in the mill-pond --
Brother Rabbit takes some exercise --
Why Brother Bear has no tail --
How Brother Rabbit frightened his neighbors --
Mr. Man has some meat --
How Brother Rabbit got the meat --
African Jack --
Why the alligator's back is rough --
Brother Wolf says grace --
Spirits, seen and unseen --
A ghost story --
Brother Rabbit and his famous foot --
In some lady's garden (Cont.) Brother 'Possum gets in trouble --
Why the guinea-fowls are speckled --
Brother Rabbit's love-charm --
Brother Rabbit submits to a test --
Brother Wolf falls a victim --
Brother Rabbit and the mosqitoes --
The pimmerly plum --
Brother Rabbit gets the provisions --
Cutta cord-la! --
Aunt Tempy's story --
The fire-test --
The cunning snake --
How Brother Fox was too smart --
Brother Wolf gets in a warm place --
Brother Wolf still in trouble --
Brother Rabbit lays in his beef supply --
Brother Rabbit and Mr. Wildcat --
Mr. Benjamin Ram defends himself --
Brother Rabbit pretends to be poisoned --
More trouble for Brother Wolf --
Brother Rabbit outdoes Mr. Man --
Brother Rabbit takes a walk --
Old Grinny-Granny Wolf --
How Wattle Weasel was caught --
Brother Rabbit ties Mr. Lion --
Mr. Lion's sad predicament --
The origin of the ocean --
Brother Rabbit gets Brother Fox's dinner --
How the bear nursed the little alligator --
Why Mr. Dog runs Brother Rabbit --
Brother Wolf and the horned cattle --
Brother Fox and the white muscadines (Cont.) Mr. Hawk and Brother Buzzard --
Mr. Hawk and Brother Rabbit --
The wise bird and the foolish bird --
Old Brother Terrapin gets some fish --
Brother Fox makes a narrow escape --
Brother Fox's fish-trap --
Brother Rabbit rescues Brother Terrapin --
The night before Christmas.
Responsibility: by Joel Chandler Harris.

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Traditional tales told by slaves, written in dialect.

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