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The Pioneers free pdf The most realistic of James Fenimore Cooper's Leatherstocking Tales, The Pioneers depicts elderly Natty Bumppo struggling to defend his way of life as the once open frontier becomes private property. His fight to maintain his fiercely cherished freedom reflects a uniquely American drama of conflicting values and an inspiring, often caustic portrayal of a society in transition. Natty Bumppo is the classic American hero and frontiersman, a leading fictional figure of the American West.

About James Fenimore Cooper

James Fenimore Cooper (1789-1851) was born in New Jersey but grew up in Cooperstown, NY, founded by his father when Cooper was one year old. He enrolled at Yale at the age of thirteen, but was expelled in his third year for misbehavior. He then sailed before the mast as a merchant seaman and as a midshipman in the U.S. Navy, experiences that led to his successful sea novels, such as "The Pilot" (1823). The Leatherstocking Tales were published from 1823 to 1841. Arranged according to the chronology of their hero, Natty Bumppo, who appears under various names in all five romances, the sequence is "The Deerslayer," " The Last of the Mohicans," " The Pathfinder," " The Pioneers," " "and "The Prairie." His works have been translated into numerous languages and have been enthusiastically received because of their vigor and robust narration. Cooper died in 1851 at his home in Cooperstown. Max Cavitch is the author of "American Elegy: The Poetry of Mourning from the Puritans to Whitman" and of a variety of articles on American literature and art. He is a professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania, where he also serves on the Advisory Council of the McNeil Center for Early American Studies, and he is co-editor of the book series Early American Studies.Edward Watts is professor of English at Michigan State University. He is the author, most recently, of "In This Remote Country: Colonial French Culture in the Anglo-American Imagination, 1780-1860" and co-editor of "Mapping Region in Early American Writing.""

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Author : James Fenimore Cooper
Publisher : Signet Classics
Data Published : 07 January 2015
ISBN : 0451477480
EAN : 9780451477484
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 496 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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