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Type(s) de contenu et mode(s) de consultation : Texte : sans médiation

Auteur(s) : Franklin, Wayne  Voir les notices liées en tant qu'auteur

Titre(s) : James Fenimore Cooper [Texte imprimé] : the later years / Wayne Franklin

Publication : . - New Haven : Yale university press, ©2017

Description matérielle : xviii, 805 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm

Comprend : From Manhattan to Paris ; London and the Alps ; Italian skies ; Imaginary politics ; Republican principles ; Rough homecoming ; Public versus private ; Libels on libels ; A legacy reclaimed ; Piecework and patchwork ; At sea ; Coming on shore ; Florida and the Pacific ; Speculations ; Last words ; Endings ; Appendix: Cooper's libel suits.

Note(s) : Includes bibliographical references and index
"American author James Fenimore Cooper (1789--1851) has been credited with inventing and popularizing a wide variety of genre fiction, including the Western, the spy novel, the high seas adventure tale, and the Revolutionary War romance. America's first crusading novelist, Cooper reminds us that literature is not a cloistered art; rather, it ought to be intimately engaged with the world. In this second volume of his definitive biography, Wayne Franklin concentrates on the latter half of Cooper's life, detailing a period of personal and political controversy, far-ranging international travel, and prolific literary creation. We hear of Cooper's progressive views on race and slavery, his doubts about American expansionism, and his concern about the future prospects of the American Republic, while observing how his groundbreaking career management paved the way for later novelists to make a living through their writing. Franklin offers readers the most comprehensive portrait to date of this underappreciated American literary icon."--Amazon.com


Sujet(s) : Cooper, James Fenimore (1789-1851)  Voir les notices liées en tant que sujet

Genre ou forme : Biographies


Numéros : ISBN 0300135718. - ISBN 9780300135718 (rel.)

Notice n° :  FRBNF45283947 (notice reprise d'un réservoir extérieur)



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