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Bravo, The

J. Fenimore Cooper

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ISBN 10: 141010012X / ISBN 13: 9781410100122
Editorial: Fredonia Books (NL)
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Paperback. 368 pages. Dimensions: 8.0in. x 5.0in. x 0.8in.Coopers first novel with a European setting, set in contemporary Venice and written in part as a response to current political upheavals in Europe - an excellent novel with stern republican principles that has, in the past, become embroiled in political controversy. James Fenimore Cooper (1789-1851) was an American novelist, travel writer, and social critic, regarded as the first great American writer of fiction. He was famed for his action-packed plots and his vivid, if somewhat idealized, portrayal of American life in the forest and at sea. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. N° de ref. de la librería 9781410100122

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Título: Bravo, The

Editorial: Fredonia Books (NL)

Encuadernación: Paperback

Condición del libro:New

Tipo de libro: Paperback

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Cooper's first novel with a European setting, set in contemporary Venice and written in part as a response to current political upheavals in Europe - an excellent novel with stern republican principles that has, in the past, become embroiled in political controversy. James Fenimore Cooper (1789-1851) was an American novelist, travel writer, and social critic, regarded as the first great American writer of fiction. He was famed for his action-packed plots and his vivid, if somewhat idealized, portrayal of American life in the forest and at sea.

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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.

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