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James Fenimore Cooper and Albany

Although James Fenimore Cooper is closely  associated with Cooperstown, since it was founded by his father William, Cooper had very close ties with Albany.

As young man he was sent to Albany to be tutored, along with several other young men, by the Rector of St. 192 more words

Amerikan Rambler: Podcast 40: Stephen Railton

Stephen Railton has taught in the English department at the University of Virginia for forty years. His specialty is nineteenth century American literature, and he has done major work on James Fenimore Cooper, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Mark Twain.

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Book Review: Miles Wallingford - Sequel to Afloat and Ashore By James Fenimore Cooper

Hello everyone,

How are we all?

The first thing that’s fairly obvious about ‘Miles Wallingford: Sequel to Afloat and Ashore’ is the language. It was written less two centuries ago in 1844 and set in 1796 to 1804. 688 more words


Lots of Running, Impressive Hair, and a Not-Boring Book for Christmas

In 1820, James Fenimore Cooper read aloud to his wife Susan from a boring English novel. At least legend suggests that he thought it was boring and he expressed as much to his wife. 577 more words


"I can write you a better book than that, myself!"

A reason I’m reading a life of author James Fenimore Cooper – as I noted over in the Catskills, and also snapped on our flight back here to England the other day – is research for… 507 more words


Fanzines de José Pires (Outubro 2017)

No início deste mês, José Pires lançou mais um volume da série Terry e os Piratas, que está a reeditar por ordem rigorosamente cronológica, numa homenagem ao mestre Milton Caniff sem paralelo no nosso país. 590 more words


The Last of the Mohicans

I completed The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper on September 8, 2016.

I felt a connection with Mr. Cooper over the course of reading McCullough’s… 18 more words