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Joel Chandler Harris

Novelist (9-Dec-1848 — 3-Jul-1908)


R. Bruce Bickley. Joel Chandler Harris: An Annotated Bibliography of Criticism, 1977-1996 With Supplement, 1892-1976. Greenwood Publishing Group. 1997.

R. Bruce Bickley; with Karen L. Bickley; Thomas H. English. Joel Chandler Harris: A Reference Guide. G. K. Hall. 1978. 360pp.

R. Bruce Bickley (editor). Critical Essays on Joel Chandler Harris. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall. 1981. 240pp.

Walter M. Brasch. Brer Rabbit, Uncle Remus, and the "Cornfield Journalist". New York: Henry Holt and Co.. 2000.

Stella Brewer Brookes. Joel Chandler Harris: Folklorist. University of Georgia Press. 1950. 182pp.

Paul M. Cousins. Joel Chandler Harris: A Biography. Louisiana State University Press. 1968. 237pp.

Julia Collier Harris. The Life and Letters of Joel Chandler Harris. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin. 1918. 620pp.

Hugh T. Keenan (editor). Dearest Chums and Partners: Joel Chandler Harris's Letters to His Children: A Domestic Biography. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press. 1993. 531pp.

Ivy L. Lee (editor). Uncle Remus: Joel Chandler Harris as Seen and Remembered by a Few of His Friends. (privately printed). 1908. 120pp. Memorial issue of 300 copies. Includes a sermon by Rev. James W. Lee and a poem by Frank L. Stanton.

Robert Lemuel Wiggins. The Life of Joel Chandler Harris: From Obscurity in Boyhood to Fame in Early Manhood. Nashville, TN: Publishing House Methodist Episcopal Church. 1918. 447pp.


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  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.512)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.671)

  9. Webster's American Biographies (p.458)

  10. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.314)

  11. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.179)

  12. American Authors 1600-1900 (pp.339-40)

  13. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.449)

  14. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.313)

  15. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.224)

  16. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.404)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.7)

  18. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.205)

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