The Tar-Baby, and Other Rhymes of Uncle Remus

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Publication: 1904

Although considered two of the most iconic figures in American literature, Tar Baby and Uncle Remus are also two of the most controversial. These characters originate in African American folklore, documented by Joel Chandler Harris in the post-Civil War Era. While controversial, these stories are a vital part of early American culture.

Title

The Tar-Baby, and Other Rhymes of Uncle Remus

Date

Publication: 1904

Description

Although considered two of the most iconic figures in American literature, Tar Baby and Uncle Remus are also two of the most controversial. These characters originate in African American folklore, documented by Joel Chandler Harris in the post-Civil War Era. While controversial, these stories are a vital part of early American culture.

Rights

Public Domain

Format

Children's books

Source

Southern Civilization Collection, PS1807 .T3 1904

Files

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Citation

“The Tar-Baby, and Other Rhymes of Uncle Remus,” Gallery, accessed September 15, 2019, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/912.