If they are already accomplished in their craft they go, as did James Fenimore Cooper
, in pursuit of still higher achievement.
The reader is steeped for some time in the improbable figure of Samuel Morse, one of the most prodigious painting talents of his time and a dear friend and confidante of James Fenimore Cooper
. Though impoverished during much of his life, and faced with the tragedy of losing his wife to disease, Morse had the gumption to invent his own telegraph machine and a language to go with it, the Morse code.
And in a sense, he was the Southern analogue of James Fenimore Cooper
, if Cooper was the American Sir Walter Scott.
Twain," and matching the Circle's finest (Kerry Driscoll, Bruce Michelson, and John Bird) against the James Fenimore Cooper
Society's best-they-had-to-offer (Wayne Franklin, Matt Sivils, and Signe Wegener).
Flint traces the British reception of American literature about Indians, particularly that of James Fenimore Cooper
and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's Song of Hiawatha, and Western-themed British novels by Mayne Reid and others.
Graham best film The Last Of The Mohicans (Channel Five, tomorrow, 9pm) JAMES Fenimore Cooper
's classic tale of love and tomahawks during the Anglo-French War in 18th Century North America gets a thumping update from the masterly Michael Mann of Heat and Collateral fame.
This year's much anticipated publication of the first volume of Wayne Franklin's biography of James Fenimore Cooper
, covering the author's life to the eve of his six-year sojourn to Europe in 1826, marks an annus mirabilis for students of Cooper and early American culture alike.
Which novel by James Fenimore Cooper
was made into a film starring Daniel Day-Lewis?
The remainder of the book is concerned with English and American women at sea, both in the highly popular early-nineteenth-century Barbary captivity narratives and as cross-dressing sailors in works such as Fanny Campbell, The Female Marine, and James Fenimore Cooper
's maritime novels.
I had gone to the NYPA conference because it was starting to look like I would be buying the Freeman's Journal, a challenged but enduring two-centuries-old weekly in Cooperstown founded by Judge William Cooper, James Fenimore Cooper
Guided only by hand-drawn maps and their wits across a dangerous landscape, migrants are America's last pioneers, their journeys evoking those of Melville's "outlanders" and the stories of James Fenimore Cooper
Bush is indeed heading toward a "Cooper" moment, but it is James Fenimore Cooper
, and the president is cast as Natty Bumppo, the enigmatic character in Cooper's "The First Warpath"--better known as "The Deerslayer." Bumppo never could quite pull together his true persona because, many believe, he was overwhelmed and confounded by the worldly reality around him.
The scenes are straight out of James Fenimore Cooper
, who first described them in The Last of the Mohicans.
James Fenimore Cooper
, John Paul Jones, and others provide fine insights and adventure.
Devereux Emmet designed this lovely, 18-hole course among the hills and along the waters where James Fenimore Cooper
set several of his novels in upstate New York.