Brer Rabbit

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the main character in the children's stories by Joel Chandler Harris. Brer Rabbit is a clever rabbit from the South of the US, who always manages to escape from danger or from being caught, usually by running into a brier patch (=group of bushes with sharp points on their branches) .

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  • Brer Rabbit — the main animal character in the Uncle Remus books by the US writer Joel Chandler Harris. ‘Brer’ is how some people in the southern US say ‘brother’. * * * ▪ American folklore       trickster figure originating in African folklore and transmitted …   Universalium

  • Brer Rabbit — noun a) The hero of the stories. who believe that Microsoft actually wants to be broken up (the Brer Rabbit solution), b) Any specific rabbit; BRER RABBIT came pacing down the road, lippity clippity, clippity lippity, just as sassy as a jaybird.… …   Wiktionary

  • Brer Rabbit — noun the fictional character of a rabbit who appeared in tales supposedly told by Uncle Remus and first published in 1880 • Instance Hypernyms: ↑fictional character, ↑fictitious character, ↑character * * * Brer Rabbit [Brer Rabbit] the main… …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Adventures of Brer Rabbit — is the title of book,citebook|title=Choosing Books for Children: A Commonsense Guide|first=Betsy|last= Hearne|publisher=University of Illinois Press|year= 2000|id=ISBN 0252069285|pages=145] a play,citebook|title=Brer Rabbit, Uncle Remus, and the… …   Wikipedia

  • The adventures of brer rabbit — est un long métrage d animation américain de Byron Vaughns distribué directement en vidéo en 2006. Le film est destiné aux plus jeunes. Ses personnages renvoient aux célèbres histoires d Uncle Remus, des classiques de la culture américaine noire …   Wikipédia en Français

  • The Adventures of Brer Rabbit — est un long métrage d animation américain de Byron Vaughns, distribué directement en vidéo en 2006. Le film est destiné aux plus jeunes. Ses personnages renvoient aux célèbres histoires d Uncle Remus, des classiques de la culture américaine noire …   Wikipédia en Français

  • brer — in Brer Rabbit, etc., 1881, Joel Chandler Harris representation of U.S. Southern black pronunciation of BROTHER (Cf. brother) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Rabbit Ears Productions — Infobox Television show name = Rabbit Ears Productions caption = format = Animated series runtime = 30 minutes per episode executive producers = Mark Sottnick and Mike Pogue starring=Denzel Washington Robin Williams Geena Davis Danny Glover… …   Wikipedia

  • Br'er Rabbit — (also spelled Bre r Rabbit or Brer Rabbit or Buh Rabbit) is a central figure in the Uncle Remus stories of the Southern United States. Cherokee origins Although Joel Chandler Harris collected materials for his famous series of books featuring the …   Wikipedia

  • The Tale of Peter Rabbit — El cuento de Perico el conejo travieso Autor Beatrix Potter Género Literatura infantil Edición original en inglés …   Wikipedia Español

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