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  • Novel Last Of The Mohicans
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    The Nobel Savage in the Novel The Last of the Mohicans The novel The Last of the Mohicans is said to be the worst of James Fenimore Coopers novels but it establishes the concept of the Nobel savage by expressing the emotions, concerns, physical descriptions of the main characters while comparing them to the barbarous Huron leader. The Mohicans (Hawk-eye, Uncas, Chingachgook) were on a journey towards Kentucky to live a freer life and escape the violent and indolent wars of the white man. During ...
  • Cooper's Historical Romantic Writing
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    In The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper, historical romance is apparent through settings, characters and plots. Cooper is considered by many critics to be the father of the American historical romance. Fred Lewis Pattee said, 'Not only was Cooper the pioneer (of the historical romance) in America, and thus worthy of the highest praise, but in many respects his romances have never been surpassed. ' ; (212) Cooper celebrated the creative spirit of the individual and had a deep appreci...
  • Indians James Fenimore Cooper
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    James Fenimore Cooper was one of the pioneers in American novel writing. Cooper used the life and things he had experienced and turned them into best-selling novels that have held up throughout the years. He became famous with the publication of the wilderness adventures. Along with the success these books brought, so to came some criticism. To truly understand Coopers books you have to delve deeply into them and know from where he got the ideas for the stories. James Fenimore Cooper was born in...
  • James Fenimore Cooper James Fenimore Cooper
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    James Fenimore Cooper James Fenimore Cooper was born in Burlington, New Jersey on September 15, 1789. He was born the eleventh of twelve children to William and Elizabeth Cooper. His real name is James Kent Cooper, he tried to change it so he could inherit some of his mother's wealth, but the court system would not allow it. He uses Fenimore as his penname (Hart 133). When he was about one year old, his family moved to the frontier of Lake Otsego, New York. His father established the settlement ...
  • James Fenimore Cooper
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    James Fenimore Cooper James Fenimore Cooper was born in Burlington, New Jersey on September 15, 1789 to William and Elizabeth Cooper. He was born the eleventh of twelve children. When James was one year old the family moved to the frontier of Lake Otsego, New York, and his father established the settlement of Cooperstown at the head of the Susquehanna River. Cooper attended a private prep school in Albany, New York, and was then admitted to Yale in 1803. He was expelled during his junior year be...
  • Main Character In Cooper's Leatherstocking Tales
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    James Fenimore Cooper: A Setting of His Own. James Fenimore Cooper was born James Cooper on September 15, 1789. His father was William Cooper, a prominent landowner and founder of Cooperstown. His mother was Elizabeth Fenimore, a young heiress. His young life was relatively comfortable for a new settlement such as Cooperstown. The only experience they had of the "savage enemies", the Indians was the stories of traveling merchants. Most of the Indians had been thoroughly beaten by the revolution....
  • Cooper's Leatherstocking Tales
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    Behind The Leatherstocking Tales Behind The Leatherstocking Tales Essay, Research Paper Behind The Leatherstocking Tales James Fenimore Cooper's Leatherstocking Tales is made up of five different novels. These novels include The Pioneers; or, The Sources of the Susquehanna (1823), The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757 (1826), The Prairie: A Tale (1827), The Pathfinder; or, The Inland Sea (1840), and The Deerslayer; or, The First War-Path (1841). These novels were based upon the fictional...
  • Cooper's Father
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    Biographical Fact Sheet On James Fenimore Cooper Biographical Fact Sheet On James Fenimore Cooper Biographical Fact Sheet on James Fenimore Cooper James Fenimore Cooper was born in Burlington, New Jersey on September 15, 1789. He was the eleventh of twelve children born to William and Elizabeth Cooper. When James was one year old the family moved to the frontier, and his father established the settlement of Cooperstown at the head of Susquehanna River. Cooper attended a private preparatory schoo...

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