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Fenimore Cooper : Critical Heritage - George Dekker

Fenimore Cooper

Critical Heritage

By: George Dekker (Editor), John P. Williams (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 6th March 1997
ISBN: 9780415159289
Number Of Pages: 318

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The most popular American novelist of the 19th century. Writings include Last Mohicans, The American Democrat. Volume covers the period 1821-1898. Extras: Appendix lists American reviews of Cooper's works from 1820-51.
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General Editor's Prefacep. v
Prefacep. xi
Introductionp. 1
Note on the Textp. 54
The Spyp. 55
from a Review, North American Reviewp. 55
Letter 'To an American Lady'p. 67
Notice, British Criticp. 68
The Pioneersp. 69
Extracts from an Unsigned Review, Port Foliop. 69
Notice, British Criticp. 73
Unsigned Review, New-York Mirrorp. 74
The Pilotp. 74
Lionel Lincolnp. 76
Unsigned Review, New-York Review and Atheneump. 76
From an Unsigned Review, Literary Gazettep. 78
on Fenimore Cooperp. 80
Unsigned Review, New-York Review and Atheneump. 89
The Last of the Mohicansp. 89
Unsigned Review, United States Literary Gazettep. 97
North American Reviewp. 104
Review, Literary Gazette and Journal of the Belles Lettresp. 119
Article, Colburn's New Monthly Magazinep. 120
The Prairiep. 120
The Red Roverp. 125
Paris Globe Reviews Cooperp. 125
Scott Reads the Red Rover and the Prairiep. 139
Unsigned Review London Magazinep. 140
Review by Grenville Mellen, North American Reviewp. 141
Extracts from Three Unsigned British Reviewsp. 148
Notions of the Americansp. 148
Hazlitt on American Literaturep. 155
Leigh Hunt Reviews Cooperp. 162
on Cooperp. 165
The Bravop. 167
Unsigned Notice New-York Mirrorp. 167
on Cooperp. 169
The Headsmanp. 171
Review, Metropolitan Magazinep. 171
Unsigned Review, New-England Magazinep. 172
A Letter to His Countrymenp. 172
From 'American Poetry', Edinburgh Reviewp. 175
The Monikinsp. 177
Review, Knickerbocker Magazinep. 177
Gleanings in Europe: Englandp. 179
from a Review, Quarterly Reviewp. 179
Homeward Boundp. 182
Review by Francis Bowen, North American Reviewp. 182
'Cooper's Last Works', New-York Reviewp. 184
Home as Foundp. 184
The Pathfinderp. 188
on Cooperp. 188
Review, Paris Reviewp. 196
Mercedes of Castilep. 201
Review, Arcturusp. 201
The Deerslayerp. 205
Unsigned Review, New-York Mirrorp. 205
Review, Graham's Magazinep. 207
Wyandottép. 207
on Cooperp. 218
Thackeray on Cooperp. 228
The Redskinsp. 228
a Fable for Criticsp. 238
Unsigned Review, Brownson's Quarterly Reviewp. 241
on Cooperp. 242
The Cooper Memorialp. 245
on Cooperp. 248
on Cooperp. 261
Bret Harte Parodies Cooperp. 269
Mark Twain's Classic Demolition of Cooperp. 276
Conrad on Cooperp. 287
Appendixp. 289
Bibliographyp. 296
Indexp. 299
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ISBN: 9780415159289
ISBN-10: 0415159288
Series: Critical Heritage
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 318
Published: 6th March 1997
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 2.24
Weight (kg): 0.55
Edition Number: 1