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List of Uncle Remus characters

This is a list of fictional characters in the book The Complete Tales of Uncle Remus. Uncle Remus himself, and a couple boys to whom he tells the tales, appear as framing devices & narrators in all the stories. The stories of Uncle Remus visitor Daddy Jack often also include unnamed stock roles such as a daughter, a foolish bird, a man, a mother, a snake, a wise bird, and a witch.

In the collection The Tales From Daddy Jake, the Runaway, & Short Stories Told After Dark, Uncle Remus also uses unnamed stock roles including a miller, his wife, & a preacher (in How a Witch Was Caught); a man & his wife (in The Foolish Woman); and a slave & master (in Death & the Negro Man).

In the collection The Tales From Uncle Remus & His Friends, Remus uses an unnamed king (in The King That Talked Biggity); two unnamed men, one who fools the other (in both According to How the Drop Falls and in The Man & His Boots); and an unnamed protagonist who acts foolishly but grows rich anyhow (in A Fool for Luck).

In the collection Told By Uncle Remus, an unnamed man, wife, & magical dinner pot appear in the story The Hard-Headed Woman.

In the collection Seven Tales of Uncle Remus, an unnamed woman squares off against a witch baby in The Baby & the Punkins.

NameCharacterStories in which the character plays a role

Brer Rabbit a trickster who succeeds by his speed & wits rather than by brawn Uncle Remus Initiates the Little Boy/ The Wonderful Tar-Baby Story/ How Mr. Rabbit Was Too Sharp for Mr. Fox/ Mr. Rabbit Grossly Deceivrennetes Mr. Fox/ Mr. Fox Is Again Victimized/ Miss Cow Falls a Victim to Mr. Rabbit/ Mr. Terrapin Appears upon the Scene/ Mr. Wolf Makes a Failure/ The Awful Fate of Mr. Wolf/ Mr. Fox Goes a-Hunting, but Mr. Rabbit Bags the Game/ Old Mr. Rabbit, Hes a Good Fisherman/ Mr. Rabbit Nibbles Up the Butter/ Mr. Rabbit Finds His Match at Last/ The Fate of Mr. Jack Sparrow/ How Mr. Rabbit Saved His Meat/ Mr. Rabbit Meets His Match Again/ A Story About the Little Rabbits/ Mr. Rabbit & Mr. Bear/ How Mr. Rabbit Lost His Fine