James Fenimore Cooper

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Noun1.James Fenimore Cooper - United States novelist noted for his stories of American Indians and the frontier life (1789-1851)James Fenimore Cooper - United States novelist noted for his stories of American Indians and the frontier life (1789-1851)
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"The Prairie" was the third in order of Fenimore Cooper's Leatherstocking Tales.
He tingled with the excitement of the chase, and endeavoured to creep through the undergrowth like one of those intelligent Indians of whom he had read so many years before in the pages of Mr Fenimore Cooper. In those days Dudley Pickering had not thought very highly of Fenimore Cooper, holding his work deficient in serious and scientific interest; but now it seemed to him that there had been something in the man after all, and he resolved to get some of his books and go over them again.
One of Fenimore Cooper's Indians--notably Chingachgook, if, which seemed incredible, that was really the man's name--would have crept up without a sound and heard what was being said and got in on the ground floor of whatever plot was being hatched.
It isn't worth while, in these practical times, for people to talk about Indian poetry--there never was any in them--except in the Fenimore Cooper Indians.
What is the most famous novel by James Fenimore Cooper? Which jazz saxophonist was known as Bird or Yardbird?
Among those whose hair was included in the collection were George Washington, Millard Fillmore, 19th-century author James Fenimore Cooper, and famous conjoined twins Chang Bunker and Eng Bunker.
The book explores novels and poetry by writers including Joel Barlow, Herman Melville, James Fenimore Cooper, Mary Peabody Mann, and Jos<AEe> Antonio Saco.
A Mark Twain B Bernard Cornwell C Ernest Hemingway D James Fenimore Cooper
Based on James Fenimore Cooper's classic novel, the thrill-packed adventure will be accompanied by a new score composed and performed by multiinstrumentalist David Allison.
The eclipse was also witnessed from upstate New York by 16-year-old James Fenimore Cooper, a decade before he penned The Last of the Mohicans.
"Eschew Surplusage." That's my favorite dictum about writing in "Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offenses." It's a marvel of economy and precision, a two word "two-fer" that simultaneously upbraids verbosity and inflated, pretentious diction.
Synopsis: James Fenimore Cooper (1789-1851) was America's first novelist, celebrated for his masterpiece, "The Last of the Mohicans".