Document Type

Article

Date

Spring 1988

Embargo Period

3-25-2011

Keywords

James Fenimore Cooper, American authors, Cooperstown, American history, naval history

Language

English

Disciplines

American Literature | American Studies | Military History

Description/Abstract

This article provides a biographical look at the American author James Fenimore Cooper. It traces his roots from his youth in Cooperstown—named after his father William—to his ill-timed naval career, and on to his time as a self-conscious novelist.

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