<p>(Elizabeth) By the end of the nineteenth century, Joel Chandler Harris's Uncle Remus folktales were famous not only in the South, but throughout the United States. For much of the last century, however, they have been sharply critiqued for their presentation of antebellum plantation life. But who was Joel Chandler Harris? In this episode, Elizabeth dives into his story and the people from whom he learned these tales.</p>

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Footnoting History

Footnoting History

Uncle Remus, Joel Chandler Harris, and the South, Part I

NOV 13, 202120 MIN
Footnoting History

Uncle Remus, Joel Chandler Harris, and the South, Part I

NOV 13, 202120 MIN

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(Elizabeth) By the end of the nineteenth century, Joel Chandler Harris's Uncle Remus folktales were famous not only in the South, but throughout the United States. For much of the last century, however, they have been sharply critiqued for their presentation of antebellum plantation life. But who was Joel Chandler Harris? In this episode, Elizabeth dives into his story and the people from whom he learned these tales.

Click here for tips for Teaching with Podcasts! Or here to buy some FH Merch! We are now on Youtube with accessible captions checked by members of our team!

And you can find out how to support us through our FH Patreon to help keep our content open access!