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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Critique: If James Fenimore Cooper was not "the most interesting man in the world" during his era, then surely he was a contender.
She was awarded the James Fenimore Cooper Prize for Best Historical Fiction in 2009.
Steven Spielberg The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper The blockbuster king loves this Native American adventure - but it was Michael Mann who directed the famous film with Daniel Day Lewis Nigella Lawson Persuasion by Jane Austen The story of a girl talked out of marrying for love by her snob of a father is savage and poignant, says the TV chef.
No, not James Fenimore Cooper (of whose Deerslayer Mark Twain said, "its humor is pathetic; its pathos is funny; its conversations are--oh!
My favourite authors include Mary Renault, Rosemary Sutcliff, James Fenimore Cooper, Neil Gaiman, Hilary Mantel and Alan Garner.
history, such as Samuel Morse, James Fenimore Cooper, Harriet Beecher Stowe and Charles Sumner, wander in and out of McCullough's tale as the decades unfold.
Civil War history and the experience and history of World War II have driven out of our minds a truth known to James Fenimore Cooper, Francis Parkman, and Kenneth Roberts.
The series presents peer-reviewed studies on literature in the US from the adoption of the Constitution in 1789 to the death of novelist James Fenimore Cooper in 1851.
Knott looks at such well-known figures as William Bradford, James Fenimore Cooper, John Muir, John Burroughs, and Teddy Roosevelt; Ojibwe conceptions of the forest and natural world (including how Longfellow mythologized them); early explorer accounts; and contemporary literature set in the Upper Peninsula, including Jim Harrison's "True North" and Philip Caputo's "lndian Country."
The mid-century model of space exploration thus updated the misconception that the old American frontier was tamed by misfit loners such as Natty Bumppo in James Fenimore Cooper's Leatherstocking Tales rather than nuclear families like the one led by Pa Ingalls in the Little House series.
Greater Journey is organized around chapters focusing on either single figures like Mary Cassatt, James Fenimore Cooper, Samuel Morse, George Healy, and Augustus Saint-Gaudens, or groups defined by pursuits like art or medicine.
This was the Paris inhabited by James Fenimore Cooper, Samuel Morse, Dr.