Joel Chandler Harris

Joel Chandler Harris

Joel Chandler Harris was an American journalist born in Eatonton, Georgia, best known for his collection of Uncle Remus stories: Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings; The Folk-Lore of the Old Plantation (1880), Nights with Uncle Remus (1881 & 1882), Uncle Remus and His Friends (1892), and Uncle Remus and the Little Boy (1905).

  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Date: 8 Dec 1848
  • Death Date: 3 July 1908
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“Why Brother Bear Has No Tail”
Uncle Remus tells a story about Brer Bear.