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Mingo and other Sketches in Black and White

Mingo and other Sketches in Black and White (Paperback) by Joel Chandler Harris (Author)

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By the American journalist born in Eatonton, Georgia who wrote the Uncle Remus stories. The stories, based on the African-American oral storytelling tradition, were revolutionary in their use of dialect and in featuring a trickster hero called Br'er ("Brother") Rabbit, who uses his wits against adversity, though his efforts do not always succeed. Apart from Uncle Remus, Harris wrote several other collections of stories depicting rural life in Georgia. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

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An Open Letter putting Harris's Mingo and other Sketches in Black and White into context with attempts, more or less successfully, by others to write about their own experience of American life, from the November 1884 issue of The Century, a popular quarterly

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