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Fable for Critics Whittier to Cooper

A Fable for Critics [Whittier to Cooper] by James Russell Lowell Famous writers mentioned in this section—click on the name to move to that part of the poem: John Greenleaf Whittier: learn more about this abolitionist poet Richard Henry Dana, … Continue reading

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Cooper and Berlioz Overture “Le Corsaire Rouge”

Berlioz commemorates the death of James Fenimore Cooper Composer Hector Berlioz was a great admirer of James Fenimore Cooper and commemorated Cooper’s death by renaming one of his overtures Le corsaire rouge, translated from the French as “Red Rover” — the … Continue reading

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My Brigantine by James Fenimore Cooper

My Brigantine by James Fenimore Cooper MY brigantine! Just in thy mould and beauteous in thy form, Gentle in roll and buoyant on the surge, Light as the sea-fowl rocking in the storm, In breeze and gale thy onward course … Continue reading

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Cooper by Carl Van Doren: Cambridge History of American Literature

James Fenimore Cooper Cambridge History of American Literature (1917-1921), Book II, Chapter VI by Carl Van Doren James Fenimore Cooper: Youth, Naval Career Precaution The Spy The Pioneers The Pilot The Last of the Mohicans The Prairie Residence in Europe … Continue reading

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Fenimore Cooper’s Literary Offenses by Mark Twain

It is likely that the literary offenses of James Fenimore Cooper are no more dire than the offenses of at least half the authors represented in a modern bookstore, but Mark Twain certainly enjoyed humorously critiquing what he observed. Fenimore Cooper’s Literary … Continue reading

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The Lake Gun by James Fenimore Cooper

The Lake Gun By James Fenimore Cooper “The Lake Gun” is one of James Fenimore Cooper’s very few short stories, and was written in the last year of his life. It was commissioned by George E. Wood for publication in … Continue reading

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