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James Fenimore Cooper, a collection of critical essays / edited by Wayne Fields.


Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, [1979] .
ISBN 0135099358, 0135099439

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Other Authors Fields, Wayne.
Subjects Aufsatzsammlung.
Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851.
Cooper, James Fenimore.
Frontier and pioneer life in literature.
Historical fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Historical fiction, American.
Series Twentieth century views.
Description viii, 197 pages ; 21 cm.
Copyright Date [1979]
©1979
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 196-197).
Summary Attacked in his own lifetime for his political opinions and belittled as an artist in subsequent years, he has been more ignored than honored by modern literary scholars. This collection of critical essays provides a re-evaluation of Cooper's artistic achievement.
Contents Introduction / Wayne Fields -- James Fenimore Cooper : critic / Vernon Louis Parrington -- Fenimore Cooper or the ruins of time / Yvor Winters -- Fenimore Cooper's Leatherstocking novels / D.H. Lawrence -- Natty Bumppo and Chingachgook / Leslie A. Fiedler -- Cooper's The pioneers : origins and structure / Thomas Philbrick -- From the ruins of history : The last of the Mohicans / Terence Martin -- Beyond definition : a reading of The prairie / Wayne Fields -- Love and sexuality in The pathfinder / Annette Kolodny -- Moral and physical action in The deerslayer / Marius Bewley -- The unstable element / Kay Seymour House -- Light and shadow in The bravo / Donald A. Ringe -- Satanstoe : the case for permanence / H. Daniel Peck -- "The American Democrat" / John P. McWilliams, Jr. -- The later landscapes / Blake Nevius.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4933855
(OCoLC)ocm04933855
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