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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Joel Chandler Harris (1848–1908)

Harris, Joel Chandler. An American journalist and story-writer; born at Eatonton, GA, Dec. 8, 1848; died on July 3, 1908. While editing an Atlanta paper he produced for it the series of ‘Uncle Remus’ sketches and songs which immediately made him known. ‘The Folk-Lore of the Old Plantation’ appeared in 1880, followed by ‘Nights with Uncle Remus’ (1883); ‘Mingo and Other Sketches’ (1883); ‘Daddy Jake, the Runaway’ (1889); ‘Told by Uncle Remus’ (1905). In a more serious vein is his biography of Henry W. Grady. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).