American. Uncle Remus is the fictional title character and narrator of a collection of African American folktales compiled and adapted by Joel Chandler Harris and published in book form in 1881. Harris was a journalist in post– Reconstruction era Atlanta, and he produced seven Uncle Remus books.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uncle_Remus
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. Born in Eatonton, Georgia , where he served as an apprentice on a plantation during his teenage years, Harris spent most of his adult life in Atlanta working as an associate ...
Joel Chandler Harris, (born Dec. 9, 1848, Eatonton, Ga., U.S.—died July 3, 1908, Atlanta), American author, creator of the folk character Uncle Remus. As apprentice on a weekly paper, The Countryman , he became familiar with the lore and dialects of the plantation slave.
Joel Chandler Harris died on July 3, 1908, of acute nephritis and was buried in Westview Cemetery in Atlanta. Obituary writers were not exaggerating when they eulogized this celebrated middle Georgia writer as "the most beloved man in America."
American. Uncle Remus is the fictional title character and narrator of a collection of African American folktales compiled and adapted by Joel Chandler Harris and published in book form in 1881. Harris was a journalist in post– Reconstruction era Atlanta, and he produced seven Uncle Remus books.
Joel Chandler Harris. At thirteen Joel Chandler Harris, the chronically shy, red-headed illegitimate son of an Irish day-laborer, left the home he shared with his impoverished mother and began his to-be-illustrious career as a typesetter's apprentice on a plantation newspaper near Eatonton.
Harris, Joel Chandler, (1848-1908) Writer. One of the South’s most treasured authors, Joel Chandler Harris gained national prominence for his numerous volumes of Uncle Remus folktales. Harris’s long-standing legacy as a “progressive conservative” New South journalist, folklorist, fiction writer, and children’s author continues to ...
Joel Chandler Harris has 542 books on Goodreads with 18131 ratings. Joel Chandler Harris’s most popular book is The Complete Tales of Uncle Remus.