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Young Brer Rabbit, and other trickster tales from the Americas

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Published by Stemmer House Publishers in Owings Mills, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Central America.,
  • South America.
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- Central America.,
    • Tales -- South America.,
    • Animals -- Folklore.,
    • Rabbits -- Folklore.,
    • Folklore -- Central America.,
    • Folklore -- South America.

    • About the Edition

      A collection of fifteen Brer Rabbit trickster tales from the Afro-American culture of Central and South America and the Caribbean.

      Edition Notes

      Other titlesYoung Brer Rabbit.
      Statementcollected and adapted by Jaqueline Shachter Weiss ; illustrated by Clinton Arrowood.
      ContributionsArrowood, Clinton, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.W4835 Yo 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 65 p. :
      Number of Pages65
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2863925M
      ISBN 100880450371
      LC Control Number84026889
      OCLC/WorldCa11623390


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Young Brer Rabbit, and other trickster tales from the Americas by Jaqueline Shachter Weiss Download PDF EPUB FB2

Grade 3 Up Like the American Brer Rabbit and variants in the West Indies and Africa, "Tio Conejo" (Uncle Rabbit) is a rabbit trickster in folk tales from Central and South America.

Weiss has collected 15 of these folk tales, including "The Wax Doll," a Columbian variant of "The Wonderful Tar-Baby Story" from The Complete Tales of Uncle Remus /5(3).

Young Brer Rabbit, and other trickster tales from the Americas by Jaqueline Shachter Weiss (Book) 5 editions published between and in English and held by. Ananse trickster tales derive from the Asante people of Ghana and were brought by African slaves to the Caribbean and parts of the U.S.

These tales developed into Brer Rabbit stories and were written down in the 19th century in the American South. Young Brer Rabbit: And Other Trickster Tales of the Americas by Jacqueline Shachter Weiss I love this collection because it includes not only the Brer Rabbit we are familiar with here in the US but also versions from other parts of the Americas, where he was taken by the African slaves.

Brer Rabbit (Brother Rabbit) is a trickster figure in folktales from the South of the US. The character of the trickster, be it rabbit, spider (like anansi) or something else, has its roots in African stories.

Brer Rabbit can be found in Joel Chandler Harris’ Uncle Remus stories. Uncle Remus is a collection of African American folklore and tales from the South. It's wits against brawn in the classic tales of Brer Rabbit, re-told by one of the world's best-loved children's authors, Enid Blyton.

Brer Rabbit is as clever as can be. He loves to play jokes and tricks on his animal friends, but every now and then they get him back. B’rer Rabbit and Other Trickster Tales inspires self-reliance and creative problem solving on a humorous and magical journey with wily creatures who teach us folk wisdom, and life lessons in this collection of trickster tales from around the world.

This association brings further depth to the character of the tales. The American Brer Rabbit often is the cause of his own troubles, but simply finds a way out of them. He is also beset by Brer Fox, and other Brer-animals, seemingly all out to get him, but he always gets his own.

He out tricks the would-be. Walt Disney Presents Uncle Remus (3 Stories: Brer Rabbit's Laughing Place, Brer Fox and De Rabbit Trap, De Tar Baby) Adapted From the Characters and Backgounds Created for Walt Disney's Song of the South (A Little Golden Book, D85) by Marion Palmer, Joel Chandler Harris, et al.

Like many modern readers, I am familiar with Brer Rabbit thanks to the Walt Disney Company. Back inDisney released Song of the South which told the story of Uncle Remus and the characters of Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox and Brer Bear.

Raise your hand if you remember the story of Brer Rabbit and the Tar Baby. It's folklore at its finest. Br'er Rabbit / ˈbrɛər / (Brother Rabbit), also spelled Bre'r Rabbit or Brer Rabbit, is a central figure in an oral tradition passed down by African-Americans of the Southern United States.

He is a trickster who succeeds by his wits rather than by brawn, provoking authority figures. One day, Brer Rabbit and Brer Fox and Brer Coon and Brer Bear and a lot of other animals decided to work together to plant a garden full of corn for roasting.

They started early in the morning and raked and dug and raked some more, breaking up the hard ground so it would be ready for planting.

It was a hot day, and Brer Rabbit got tired mighty. African trickster in the Americas --Anansi and Brer Rabbit: the trickster and the dynamics of racial representation --Harris, Jones Jr.

and Fortier: the paradox of the collector's delight --From Bugs Bunny to Peter Rabbit: problematizing popular adaptations --Writing back to Remus: cheating the cycle of trauma in the fiction of Ralph.

Brer Fox jumps into the other water bucket, descends into the well, and, in the process, enables Brer Rabbit to rise to freedom.

While frequently humorous, trickster tales. The casual publication in of The Tar Baby, by Joel Chandler Harris found Harris his literary vocation. In the following years he developed his own plantation mythology in a series of volumes, narrated by Uncle Remus' telling colloquial tales of the wily hero Brer Rabbit and his clashes with the villain Brer.

Following in this tradition, critics since Gates have come to assert that another popular African-American folk trickster, Br'er Rabbit (a contraction of "Brother Rabbit"), uses clever language to perform the same kind of rebellious societal deconstruction as the Signifying Monkey.

Brer Rabbit is the "creative way that the slave community responded to the oppressor's failure to address them as.

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Young Brer Rabbit: And Other Trickster Tales of the Seller Rating: % positive. Brer Rabbit was made famous in Uncle Remus stories from the southern states of America, but was inspired by African and Native American stories about trickster rabbits and hares such as How Rabbit Got Long the story Brer Rabbit and the Tar Baby, rabbit faces the consequences of his actions, but what’s great about Brer Rabbit, in particular, is that he’s sometimes silly, often.

About The Adventures of Brer Rabbit and Friends. Brer Rabbit, that lovable trickster, is back. Watch him pit his wits against his wily old rival Brer Fox and a host of other colorful characters, from slow-but-wise Brer Terrapin to gossiping Miz Meadows and the gals. Brer Rabbit is a popular, trickster character from African-American literature.

His stories were passed down orally through generations from African trickster tales to folk tales among the slaves and later into print by a variety of authors.

The Uncle Remus tales are African American trickster stories about the exploits of Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, and other "creeturs" that were recreated in black regional dialect by Joel Chandlera native of Eatonton, was a literary comedian, New South journalist, amateur folklorist, southern local-color writer, and children's author.

Follow the adventures of crafty B'rer Rabbit and his friends in seven playful folktales with roots in traditional African stories.

Told and retold for hundreds of years, this young-reader's version of these folktales retains the original humor and wisdom, com- plemented by spirited, full-color illustrations by /5(42). Brer Rabbit Tales By Emerald Hill Productions. Report. Browse more videos. Playing next.

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(Collector and adapter) Young Brer Rabbit, and Other Trickster Tales from the Americas, illustrated by Clinton Arrowood, Stemmer House (Owings Mills, MD), (With Carolyn W. Field) Values in Selected Children's Books of Fiction and Fantasy, Library Professional Publications (Hamden, CT), Young Brer Rabbit, and other Trickster Tales from the Americas.

Owings Mills, MD: Stemmer House, visit Start with a Book: Folktales, Fairy Tales and Myths for more recommended books. • Talk about the characteristics of trickster tales — talking animals, a trick, and an ending that often reveals who the most clever animal really is.

• Ask the kids if they remember examples of contradictions in the trickster tales you read together. This is a collection of five popular tales of Brer Rabbit, that are from the original Uncle Remus stories from the late ’s. Brer Rabbit, a mischievous, sassy and smart character is always coming up with tricks and pranks.

Brer Fox and Brer Wolf are constantly scheming ways to capture him, but they are typically outwitted/5(7). The Trickster book. Read 36 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A rampaging evil spirit emerges in the ski resort town of Silver, tak /5.

Trickster: Native American Tales: A Graphic Collection is a graphic novel anthology of Native American trickster tales collected by editor Matt Dembicki.

Description The trickster EPUB. Like the early epic Brer Rabbit in Folk- Tales of a race and like other folk-tales of a people, they are the result of long and gradual growth, having been handed down orally from one generation to another, and, in their present form at least, not committed to writing till the genius of Mr.

Harris discovered them and preserved them to. Br'er Rabbit / Jack the Rabbit / Buckeye the Rabbit "Br'er Rabbit and the Tar Baby" is an old folktale with its origins drawing back to Africa. Br'er Rabbit is characterized as a trickster, but is seen as a source of entertainment for other characters such as Br'er Fox.

Brer Rabbit was made famous in Uncle Remus stories from the southern states of America, but these were inspired by African and Native American stories about trickster rabbits and hares.

We featured one of these, How Rabbit Got Long Ears, in Storytime Issue this story, rabbit faces the consequences of his actions, but what’s great about Brer Rabbit, in particular, is that he’s.

constituted the tales black folks created. Brer Rabbit as the primary African American trickster may have been an adaptation of the African cunnie rabbit, a small deer, and/or of Anansi, the well-known African spider trickster.

Animals that appear Trickster tales themselves are tricky; their seriousness is hidden and often ntly. A staple of the Brer Rabbit tales is the idea that sometimes luck and laziness go hand in hand.

Brer Rabbit is forever tricking the other animals into doing his work for him rather than the other way around. But in "Tops and Bottoms" we have a very familiar message to contend with. Hard work pays off.

The book is drawn in a rather original format. Buy a cheap copy of The Story of Brer Rabbit and the book by Eric Metaxas. Sassy Brer Rabbit and Brer Fox match wits in this hilarious Southern classic. Free shipping over $ NY: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, (unp.) [BRAZIL] (A rhyming retelling of an Indian folktale about tiny, Playful monkeys and why they have no place to call home) Weiss, Jaqueline Shachter.

Young Brer Rabbit and Other Trickster Tales from the Americas. (65 ps.) [SOUTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA] (15 Brer Rabbit trickster tales from the Afro. Tales travel — just as do tricksters — from country to country.

Some things stay the same while others may change here and there. Most of the trickiness is done by animals, but on the pages of these books, you'll also meet a very clever boy named Wiley and his mother.

Together they outwit the Hairy Man just as Turtle manages to outwit a classic trickster named Anansi. Meet these and other. The original tale of Brer Rabbit and the Tar Baby appeared in the Cherokee Advocate inbut a number of similar Cherokee and African Slave stories involving a rabbit trickster appeared around the same time.

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Virginia Hamilton, Author, James Ransome, Illustrator, illus. by James E. stic/Blue Sky $ (40p) ISBN Author: libpub Created Date: 9/2/ AM. A collection of fifteen Brer Rabbit trickster tales from the Afro-American culture of Central and South America and the Caribbean E-Book Collections Folktales from Northern India by collected and edited by William Crooke and Pandit Ram Gharib Chaube ; edited and with an introduction by Sadhana Naithani.Br’er Rabbit and Other Trickster Tales inspires self-reliance and creative problem solving on a humorous and magical journey with wily creatures who teach us folk wisdom, and life lessons in this collection of Trickster Tales from around the world.

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