Brer Fox

Brer Fox

sly trickster; outwits everyone. [Children’s Lit.: Uncle Remus]
See: Cunning
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Another early role saw him dressed as Brer Fox in a production of Brer Rabbit, which also starred a young Benjamin Whitrow who had made his professional debut at the Liverpool Playhouse in 1959.
Throughout the animal tales, the perspective of Brer Rabbit is privileged, and that of Brer Wolf, Brer Bear, and Brer Fox is undermined, just as in the human frame Remus's perspective continually wins out over that of Mars John.
Steadroy McDougal - nicknamed Brer Fox - will not be executed, despite being sentenced to death less than two years ago.
Most people know the ageless tale by Uncle Remus of Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox and the tar baby.
Wolfe cites the story of how Brer Rabbit made Brer Fox his riding horse as an example of the revenge function the tales serve in vernacular black culture.
Wren's Nest was home to famed 19th century author and journalist, Joel Chandler Harris, editor of the Atlanta Constitution and creator of Brer Rabbit and Brer Fox tales.
Hall is also the voice of Frederick Douglass in the Lincoln Show and Brer Fox in the Splash Mountain ride, both at Disneyland-Anaheim as well the narrator for the Hall of Presidents at Disney World in Florida.
On the ladder is Brer Fox, John Thaw, kneeling by the windon is Brer Bear, Allan Barnes, Brer wolf, Benjamin Whitrow, holds a hammer and Brer Terrapin, Michael Murray, looks on STAR OF STAGE AND SCREEN: Anthony Hopkins
Hughley ("Scary Movie 3," "The Hughleys") as Brer Fox, Wanda Sykes ("Monster-in-Law," "Nutty Professor 2: The Klumps") as Sister Moon, and Nick Cannon ("Drumline," "Love Don't Cost a Thing") as Brer Rabbit, the playful trickster at the center of all the action.
Harris created the Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox tales in the Uncle Remus collection of stories.
Examples of such inter-class competitions include those between the slave John and "Massa," as well as those between Anansi the spider and Brother Anteater, or Brer Rabbit and Brer Fox.
Also A Trap to Catch Brer Rabbit) Yes, clever old Brer Rabbit (who verges on the irritating if you ask me) is still more than a match for Brer Fox and his pals who can't spot a cunning spud plan even when it hits them on the nose.