Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

Short Story "Uncle Remus on Coeds"

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Short Story "Uncle Remus on Coeds"

Description

This short story written in the 1911 yearbook titled, "Uncle Remus on Coeds" and goes into detail about the elaborate parties that coeds throw, through the narrative of Uncle Remus. The story uses "negro" dialect and misspellings of words in order to portray the racist stereotype that black people are inferior and unable to speak in the "proper" manner.

Source

Virginia Baptist Historical Society, The Spider (1911): 220. Available online via UR Scholarship Repository.

Publisher

The Spider, University of Richmond

Date

1911

Language

English

Type

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Spider220-1911.pdf

Coverage

Richmond (Va).

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Citation

Ramsay, Eudora W., “Short Story "Uncle Remus on Coeds",” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed November 15, 2019, https://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/2986.