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The last tales of Uncle Remus

by Julius Lester

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Published by Dial in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- Folklore,
    • Tales -- United States,
    • Animals -- Folklore,
    • Folklore -- United States

    • About the Edition

      Retells the final adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies.

      Edition Notes

      On spine: 4.

      Statementas told by Julius Lester ; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney.
      GenreFolklore.
      ContributionsPinkney, Jerry, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.L434 Las 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 156 p. :
      Number of Pages156
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1399814M
      ISBN 100803713037, 0803713045
      LC Control Number93007531

      And there are tales of witches, magic, and superstition specific to Africa. The Complete Tales of Uncle Remus The Tales of Uncle Remus: The Adventures of Brer Rabbit Uncle Remus: His Songs & His Sayings Uncle John's Kid-Topia Bathroom Reader for Kids Only! (Uncle John's Bathroom Reader for Kids Only) Si-cology 1: Tales and Wisdom from Duck. The Uncle Remus tales, originally written by Joel Chandler Harris, were first published well over a hundred years ago, and serve as the largest collection of African-American folklore. In this four-book series, Sookdeo Latchman masterfully retains the flavor of the tales.

      Get this from a library! Uncle Remus: the complete tales. [Julius Lester; Jerry Pinkney] -- First published years ago, the Uncle Remus tales serve as the largest collection of African-American folklore. In this four-book series, Lester retains the flavor of the tales while dropping the. Uncle Remus, that genial old storyteller, knows how to spin these wonderful tales about the 'critters' that the little 6-year-old boy (and many of us adults!) love to listen to. Yet the Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox and the others sound a lot like the people all around us.

        This book is a good collection of Harris, Uncle Remus tales. Some of the posters have gone into the history of these tales, so no need to repeat that here. However, these tales are best taken in small doses, as Chandler's "Negro dialect" (as it was known at the time) is a bit much on the eyes of the modern reader (I'm an African-American from Reviews: A new Uncle Remus emerges from Lester's creative reshaping of 48 Brer Rabbit stories from his Afro-American tradition into "modified contemporary southern Black English." Lester's foreword advises telling or reading the tales in one's own language.


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Last Tales of Uncle Remus: Lester, Julius, Pinkney, Jerry: : Books. Used: Good | Details. Sold by ThriftBooks - Squared. Condition: Used: Good. Comment: A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear/5(4). The Last Tales of Uncle Remus by Julius Lester. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “The Last Tales of Uncle Remus” as Want to Read: Want to Read.

saving. Want to Read. Currently Reading. Read. Other editions.4/5. More Tales of Uncle Remus: Further Adventures of Brer Rabbit, His Friends, Enemies and Others Julius Lester. out of 5 stars 3. Hardcover. $ Tales of Uncle Remus (Puffin Modern Classics): The Adventures of Brer Rabbit Julius Lester.

out of 5 stars Paperback/5(4). THE LAST TALES OF UNCLE REMUS edited by In a quiet, well-reasoned introductory essay on why he kept the name "Uncle Remus," Lester points out that "without the distinctive voice of the narrator, the stories would not have endured," though, ironically, "Harris's Uncle Remus also represents the servile 'darky.' Hey there, book lover.

Book Wizard; IMAGE NOT AVAILABLE. The Last Tales of Uncle Remus. By Jerry Pinkney, Julius Lester. Grades. PreK-K,With his boisterous friends and rowdy enemies, Brer Rabbit is on the road to adventure. He gets a job and figures out how to get paid — twice a day.

Times may change, but Brer Rabbit is forever!. This book contains all of Joel Chandler Harris's animal fables as told by the character "Uncle Remus" Remus is a freed slave on a southern plantation, and his stories are told in Harris's attempt at the Negro dialect of the time, although the stories themselves are an invaluable cultural reference, Remus can be seen as too much of a "Yus Masser" stereotype, although in fact he isn't so one dimensional as those /5.

The Last Tales of Uncle Remus$ USD. Published January, Also authored by Julius Lester. Thirty-nine selections--from tall tales and ghost stories to trickster tales--drawn from the African American tradition are reclaimed and retold in this fourth and apparently final volume in Lester's Uncle Remus series.

The Last Tales of Uncle Remus. Lester, Julius; Pinkney, Jerry. and Harris was approached by publisher D. Appleton and Company to compile them for a book. Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings was published near the end of Hundreds of newspapers reviewed the best-seller, and Harris received national attention.

NEW. Download these 35 stories as an eBook. .txt, Kb) Uncle Remus initiates the Little Boy; The Wonderful Tar-Baby Story. It&#;s been more than a hundred years since the publication of the first Uncle Remus book, and it was in that all of the delightful and inimitable tales of Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, Brer Bear, and Brer Wolf were gathered together in one volume.

All of the animal tales from eight books /5(11). Reception. Publishers Weekly in a review of The Tales of Uncle Remus wrote "This collection is important as a way of introducing readers to the Harris tales; it also stands alone as a volume of wonderfully funny folktales.

For many purists, though, it will not replace the original stories. Pinkney's drawings, both black-and-white and color, nicely combine realistic detail and fancy.". Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Uncle Remus, His Songs and His Sayings by Joel Chandler Harris - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. Item number: # Price: $ HARRIS, Joel Chandler. Uncle Remus, his songs and sayings New York: D. Appleton and Co., First edition. (Edition identified by: "presumptive" in the last line of page 9 and the ads on page begins with A Treatise on the Practice of Medicine, with no mention Uncle Remus in the publisher s advertisements.

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Free shipping for many products. These tales take listeners back to when animals understood people talk and people understood animal talk-and it wasn't always exactly easy to tell just who was who. Here are Brer Rabbit, Mr. Man, Brer Possum, Brer Bear, and all the other colorful.

Get this from a library. The last tales of Uncle Remus. [Julius Lester; Jerry Pinkney] -- Retells the final adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies. A retelling of the Afro-American tales about the adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies.

from Tales of Uncle Remus, More Tales of Uncle Remus, Further Tales of Uncle Remus, and Last Tales of Uncle Remus. The Uncle Remus tales, originally written down by Joel Chandler Harris, were first published over a hundred years ago, and serve as the largest collection of African-American folklore.

In this four-book series, Julius Lester. It has been moe than 75 years since the first Uncle Remus book was published and now for the first time all of the delightful and inimitable tales of Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, Brer B'ar, Brer Wolf and the others which Uncle Remus told to the little boy--and then to the little boy's little boy- /5(2).

Book Overview Brer Rabbit is causing trouble again for his fellow creatures Brer Fox, Brer Wolf, and the rest--this time in an omnibus edition that brings together all the stories from Tales of Uncle Remus, More Tales of Uncle Remus, Further Tales of Uncle Remus, and Last Tales of Uncle Remus.5/5(5).

About Uncle Remus: the Complete Tales. Brer Rabbit is causing trouble again for his fellow creatures Brer Fox, Brer Wolf, and the rest–this time in an omnibus edition that brings together all the stories from Tales of Uncle Remus, More Tales of Uncle Remus, Further Tales of Uncle Remus, and Last Tales of Uncle Remus.

The Uncle Remus tales, originally written down by Joel Chandler Harris.It’s been more than a hundred years since the publication of the first Uncle Remus book, and it was in that all of the delightful and inimitable tales of Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, Brer Bear, and Brer Wolf were gathered together in one volume.

All of the animal tales from eight books are here, along with the illustrations which originally accompanied them.4/5(10).I personally haven't read the book in years, but my Grandmother (Mama Toler, we called her) bought that book for me when I was very young.

Actually, if memory serves, it was a collection of stories with Uncle Remus telling the tales, and included several stories about the adventures of Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, Brer Wolf, and the Doogang.