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Cooper, James Fenimore 1789-1851

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Works: 4,044 works in 23,243 publications in 33 languages and 296,133 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  Historical films  Naval history  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  War films 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Creator, Other, Contributor, Composer, Artist, Translator, Adapter, Lyricist, Honoree, Redactor
Classifications: PS1408, 813.2
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Most widely held works about James Fenimore Cooper
 
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Most widely held works by James Fenimore Cooper
The leatherstocking tales by James Fenimore Cooper( Book )

977 editions published between 1826 and 2016 in 28 languages and held by 12,878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natty Bumpo and Chingachgook, bring alive the early 1700's when Americans, French, and Huron were fighting for the vast, uncharted wilderness
The last of the Mohicans : a narrative of 1757 by James Fenimore Cooper( Book )

768 editions published between 1757 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 9,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of a Mohican brave's struggle to protect two English girls from an evil Huron
The deerslayer by James Fenimore Cooper( Book )

910 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 19 languages and held by 9,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natty Bumppo, a young white hunter brought up in the Delaware Indian tribe, has to defend settlers before returning to the Iroquois who have allowed him parole
The Pathfinder by James Fenimore Cooper( Book )

754 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 6,914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the sequel to The Last of the Mohicans, Natty Bumppo tries to help a small outpost on Lake Ontario
The pioneers by James Fenimore Cooper( Book )

784 editions published between 1800 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 6,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the sequel to The Pathfinder, Hawkeye is 70 and has returned to his boyhood home at Lake Otsego
The spy by James Fenimore Cooper( Book )

722 editions published between 1821 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 6,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by accusations of venality leveled at the men who captured Major Andre (Benedict Arnold's co-conspirator, executed for espionage in 1780), Cooper's novel centers on Harry Birch, a common man wrongly suspected by well-born Patriots of being a spy for the British. Even George Washington, who supports Birch, misreads the man, and when Washington offers him payment for information vital to the Patriot's cause, Birch scorns the money and asserts that his action were motivated not by financial reward, but by his devotion to the fight for independence. A historical adventure tale reminiscent of Sir Walter Scott's Waverley novels, The Spy is also a parable of the American experience, a reminder that the nation's survival, like its Revolution, depends on judging people by their actions, not their class or reputations
The prairie by James Fenimore Cooper( Book )

704 editions published between 1823 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 5,985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sequel to The Pioneers finds Natty going West and opposing the destruction of the land of the animals
The pilot by James Fenimore Cooper( Book )

511 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 3,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An attempt during the Revolutionary War to abduct some Englishmen for exchange against American prisoners. Plot suggested by the adventures of John Paul Jones
The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper( Recording )

134 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Last of the Mohicans is a story of romance and adventure on the American frontier. It is a story of love and loyalty, and of America's coming of age. While the French and Indians besiege Fort William Henry, Cora and Alice Munro, daughters of the English commander, are on their way to join him. They are accompanied by Major Duncan Heyward, Alice's fiance, and by the treacherous Indian Magua, who secretly serves the French
The Red Rover by James Fenimore Cooper( Book )

448 editions published between 1827 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1828, this is a nautical adventure that pits a notorious 18th-century pirate against a ragtag crew of black and white sailors who must overcome their differences and band together for the fight
Notions of the Americans; Picked up by a travelling bachelor by James Fenimore Cooper( Book )

161 editions published between 1828 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notions of the Americans in considered Cooper's first work of non-fiction despite a thin overlay of character and plot. Written in the form of a travel narrative, it addresses the widespread ignorance he encountered in Europe about the people and institutions of the United States. It is an exuberant chant of praise for American representative democracy, encapsulating the utopian vision that compelled Cooper's writing career over three decades. The introduction draws on materials never before published. this edition, distinguished by the seal of the Center for Scholarly Editions, is the first resetting of the text since the initial American edition in 1828
The history of the Navy of the United States of America by James Fenimore Cooper( Book )

218 editions published between 1829 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Fenimore Cooper was born in 1789 in New Jersey, the son of a wealthy land agent who founded Cooperstown in New York State. Cooper attended Yale, but was expelled in 1805 and spent five years at sea on merchant then naval ships. He married in 1811, and eventually settled in New York. Precaution, Cooper's first novel, was written in 1820 as a study of English manners; its successors, The Spy and The Pilot, written within the next three years, were more characteristic of the vein of military or seagoing romance that was to become typical of him. In 1823 he began the Leatherstocking Tales series of novels, centred on a shared Native American character at different periods of his life, for which he is chiefly remembered. Cooper's reputation as one of America's leading authors was quickly established, and spread to Europe by a long stay there from 1826, making him one of the first American writers popular beyond that country. After his return to America in 1832, however, conservative political essays and novels dramatising similar views, as well as critiques of American society and abuses of democracy, led to a decline in his popularity. James Fenimore Cooper died in 1851
The bravo by James Fenimore Cooper( Book )

294 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally published in 1831, this novel is set in Venice in the bygone days of the Doges. It was inspired by Cooper's travels in Italy. The author has intended to give his countrymen, writes Cooper in his preface, "a picture of the social system of the soi-disant republics of the other hemisphere." Cooper aims to show, William Cullen Bryant said, that all systems which reserve power for the strong, inherently oppress the weak
The two admirals : a tale by James Fenimore Cooper( Book )

318 editions published between 1800 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Fenimore Cooper returns to the sea in this rollicking, mysterious adventure, introducing close friends Vice Admiral Sir Gervaise Oakes and Rear Admiral Richard Bluewater as their fleet alights on the southern coast of England. Cooper's sea-faring talents are at their peak in this fascinating story of strained loyalties, intrigue, and heroism
Lionel Lincoln, or, The leaguer of Boston by James Fenimore Cooper( Book )

338 editions published between 1800 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreates the events in Boston at the beginning of the American Revolution, including the battle of Bunker Hill
The Water-Witch; or, The Skimmer of the Seas by James Fenimore Cooper( Book )

280 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The action is set] around New Jersey and Manhattan island and environs. The Water-Witch is a trim, beautiful, very fast sailing vessel smuggling goods into the North American colonies of the last Stuart Monarch, Queen Anne. The time is the early second decade of the 18th Century, approximately 1712
Homeward bound, or, The chase : a tale of the sea by James Fenimore Cooper( Book )

297 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A few wealthy Brits and Americans set sail from London to New York in 1835. Their small ship goes astray which leads to harrowing adventures on the African coast. Some great characters, especially Captain Truck and Jack Effingham. --www.goodreads.com
The headsman or, The abbaye des vignerons : a tale by James Fenimore Cooper( Book )

260 editions published between 1800 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The novel begins around the year 1730... on the docks of Geneva at the southern end of Lake Leman (Lake Geneva) -- Western Europe's largest fresh water lake. A varied cast of passengers takes ship for the normally brief, tranquil sail to the other end of the lake at Vevey. All or some passengers are intending to witness a street festival held there every five or six years... [A key part of the novel] is the story about a young woman who falls in love with a man of lower rank. Cooper has captured both the human emotions as well as the natural beauty of Switzerland with amazing brilliance. --Amazon.com & www.patrickkillough.com
The Monikins by James Fenimore Cooper( Book )

186 editions published between 1832 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A delightful, humorous, Swiftian satire, The Monikins tells of the mores of a society of polar monkeys through the Gulliver-esque travels of Sir John Goldencalf, Esquire."--Page 4 of cover
 
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The leatherstocking tales
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American 1789-1851

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Honorary member of the U.S. Naval Lyceum 1789-1851

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Τζέιμς Φένιμορ Κούπερ Συγγραφέας

Джеймс Фенимор Купер американский писатель

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ג'יימס פנימור קופר

קופעער, ג'ימס

קופער, ג'מס פנימור 1789-1851

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كوبر، ف. فينيمور، 1789-1851

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쿠우퍼, 제임스 페니모어 1789-1851

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