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Uncle Remus, his songs and his sayings.

Author: Joel Chandler Harris; A B Frost
Publisher: New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts [©1921]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : New and rev. edView all editions and formats
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Presents the legends, songs, and sayings of Uncle Remus, following the text of the first edition of Joel Chandler Harris' attempt to record traditional black stories of his time.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Music
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harris, Joel Chandler, 1848-1908.
Uncle Remus, his songs and his sayings.
New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts [©1921]
(OCoLC)925415332
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Chandler Harris; A B Frost
OCLC Number: 166241
Target Audience: Middle School
Description: xxi, 270 pages illustrations (some color) 20 cm
Contents: Legends of the old plantation. Uncle Remus initiates the little boy ; The wonderful tar-baby story ; Why Mr. Possum loves peace ; How Mr. Rabbit was too sharp for Mr. Fox ; The story of the deluge, and how it came about ; Mr. Rabbit grossly deceives Mr. Fox ; Mr. Fox is again victimized ; Mr. Fox is "outdone" by Mr. Buzzard ; Miss Cow falls a victim to Mr. Rabbit ; Mr. Terrapin appears upon the scene ; Mr. Wolf makes a failure ; Mr. Wolf tackles old man Tarrypin ; The awful fate of Mr. Wolf ; Mr. Fox and the deceitful frogs ; Mr. Fox goes a-hunting, but Mr. Rabbit bags the game ; Old Mr. Rabbit, he's a good fisherman ; Mr. Rabbit nibbles up the butter ; Mr. Rabbit finds his match at last ; The fate of Mr. Jack Sparrow ; How Mr. Rabbit saved his meat ; Mr. Rabbit meets his match again ; A story about the little rabbits ; Mr. Rabbit and Mr. Bear ; Mr. Bear catches old Mr. Bull-Frog ; How Mr. Rabbit lost his fine bushy tail ; Mr. Terrapin shows his strength ; Why Mr. Possum has no hair on his tail ; The end of Mr. Bear ; Mr. Fox gets into serious business ; How Mr. Rabbit succeeded in raising a dust ; A plantation witch ; "Jacky-my-lantern" ; Why the Negro is black ; The sad fate of Mr. Fox --
Plantation proverbs --
His songs. Revival hymn ; Camp-meeting song ; Corn-shucking song ; The plough-hands' song ; Christmas play-song ; Plantation play-song ; Transcriptions (A plantation chant ; A plantation serenade) ; De big Bethel Church ; Time goes by turns --
A story of the war --
His sayings. Jeems Rober'son's last illness ; Uncle Remus's church experience ; Uncle Remus and the Savannah darkey ; Turnip salad as a test ; A Confession ; Uncle Remus with the toothache ; The Phonograph ; Race improvement ; In the role of a tartar ; A Case of measles ; The Emigrants ; As a murderer ; His practical view of things ; That deceitful jug ; The Florida watermelon ; Uncle Remus preaches to a convert ; As to education ; A Temperance reformer ; As a weather prophet ; The Old man's troubles ; The Fourth of July.
Responsibility: With ... illustrations by A.B. Frost and frontispiece in color by Edward C. Caswell.

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Presents the legends, songs, and sayings of Uncle Remus, following the text of the first edition of Joel Chandler Harris' attempt to record traditional black stories of his time.

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