American writer, 1848-1908. Gathered the African-American dialect tales he had heard as a child in rural Georgia; published them in "Uncle Remus: His Songs and Sayings" and other collections.
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Joel Chandler Harris Home
National Park Service information about Wren's Nest, Harris' home in Atlanta, Georgia, open to the public as a house museum.
New Georgia Encyclopedia: Joel Chandler Harris (1845-1908)
Extensive biography of the writer.
Uncle Remus Project
A historical and ethnological examination of Harris' folklore collections and other writings. Includes biography, texts, contemporary reviews, and modern commentaries.
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