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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 26–48.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Antoine Traisnel This essay probes the complex entanglements of vision and capture in James Fenimore Cooper's The Prairie . It argues that the economic model and epistemic regime of “capture” that emerges at the turn of the nineteenth century hinges on a taxonomic power—broadly defined as a method...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 355–359.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Jonathan Elmer In 1826, Mary Shelley published The Last Man and James Fenimore Cooper published The Last of the Mohicans . Cooper's novel uses the themes of mourning and extinction as a way of imagining the sequential unfolding in space-time that twenty years later would be labeled Manifest Destiny...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 284–289.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Amanda Claybaugh It is a surprising fact of literary history that many of the most important nineteenth-century authors served, at some point in their careers, as US consul. The list of these authors includes James Fenimore Cooper, Washington Irving, James Russell Lowell, William Dean Howells...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 179–192.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Enrique Lima The historical novels of Sir Walter Scott, James Fenimore Cooper, and countless others have been interested primarily in exploiting the dramatic potential of historical events and the significant real and fictional personalities that took part in them. These writers are concerned...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 290–296.
Published: 01 August 2009
... (Summer 2001 ): 173 -202. Defoe , Daniel . Robinson Crusoe . Ed. Shinagel Michael. New York: Norton, 1994 . New York Mirror (1824). “Review of James Fenimore Cooper's The Pilot.” In James Fenimore Cooper: The Critical Heritage . Ed. Dekker George and P. McWilliams John. New York...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 190–192.
Published: 01 August 2007
... biological basis soon to be unequivocally posited for race (25). In contradistinction to much current work opposing male-authored to female-authored frontier romances, he argues that novels by James Fenimore Cooper, Lydia Maria Child and Catharine Maria Sedgwick progressively fos- tered racism, as...
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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 291–294.
Published: 01 August 2017
..., Washington Irving, James Fenimore Cooper, and Nathaniel Hawthorne. In seven closely argued chapters, Rezek offers some important rethinking of the “provincial” as a literary category, how to conceive the transatlantic as more than a one-way traffic in cultural production in the nineteenth century, and why...
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Novel (1 May 2017) 50 (1): 141–145.
Published: 01 May 2017
... fictions by Charles Brockden Brown, Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, Fanny Fern, Harriet Jacobs, and James Fenimore Cooper are cast as “thought experiments on the new democratic reality” (20). The phrase “thought experiments” may be familiar to readers of Margolis's first book...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 546–549.
Published: 01 November 2016
... floated by Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Robert Southey in 1794. This too was a very bookish operation, one inspired by Thomas Cooper's Some Information Respecting America (1794), a rival to Imlay's book, which set out to undermine the appeal of Kentucky in favor of a part of Pennsylvania over which...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 483–486.
Published: 01 November 2012
... novels of James Fenimore ­Cooper and Herman Melville in chapters 5 and 6, respectively, Lukasik considers why the discourse of genteel distinction persists through the antebellum period even after “civil- ity” has been theoretically democratized and physiognomy itself was being challenged by “more...
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Novel (1 August 2010) 43 (2): 350–353.
Published: 01 August 2010
... of human cognition and action. Yet she does not explain whether her terms are appropriate for other writers in the period, known for their fascina- tions with subjectivity (such as Edgar Allan Poe, Herman Melville, and Frederick Douglass) or with history (such as James Fenimore Cooper, Catharine...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 372–375.
Published: 01 August 2016
... strike Dalley's reader as a strange claim to make about a genre generally regarded as an alternative to the historical narratives produced by empirically oriented historians. Sir Walter Scott, James Fenimore Cooper, and other early novelists known for writing in the form were certainly interested in...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 5–17.
Published: 01 August 2007
...: U of California P, 1957 . Is There An Early American Novel? LEONARD TENNENHOLJSE As scholars from Leslie Fiedler to Philip Fisher have demonstrated, James Fenimore Cooper's frontier fiction lends itself to allegorical readings about the founding of a nation at once masculine...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 455–460.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of Robinson Crusoe, James Fenimore Cooper’s The Pilot, and Milton’s Paradise Lost. The opening chapter takes the mariner’s craft, “the ethos performed and celebrated by sea adventure fiction” (Cohen 16), as that which is most perfectly realized in the “Compleat Mariner” figure of Captain...
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Novel (1 August 2001) 34 (2): 293–308.
Published: 01 August 2001
... . Calvino , Italo . “Manzoni’s The Betrothed: The Novel of Ratios of Power.” The Uses of Literature . Trans. Patrick Creagh. London: Harcourt, 1986 . 196 –212. Cooper , James Fenimore . The Deerslayer . 1841. New York: Penguin, 1987 . Cooper , James Fenimore . The Last of the...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 190–195.
Published: 01 August 2009
... we feel to be deep facts about works that lay beyond Lukács’s ken. I have no evidence that 192 novel | summer 2009 Lukács ever knew much of American literature beyond James Fenimore Cooper (whose work he discussed in The Historical Novel), and The Great Gatsby and Absa- lom...
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Novel (1 November 2001) 34 (3): 411–433.
Published: 01 November 2001
... such as Charles Brockden Brown and James Fenimore Cooper. Such pictorial incoherence came, in part, from a refusal to reconcile detailed observations of the American landscape with generalized, neoclassical notions of the aesthetic which led to implicit leaps from the quotidian...
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Novel (1 August 2007) 40 (1-2): 151–170.
Published: 01 August 2007
... . Durham: Duke UP, 2005 . Cooper , James Fenimore . The Prairie . 1827. Ed. Blake Nevius. Harmonsdworth: Penguin, 1987 . Deleuze , Gilles , and Félix Guattari. Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia . 1972. Trans. Robert Hurley, Mark Seem, and Helen R. Lane Minneapolis: U of...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 10–25.
Published: 01 May 2016
... terraforming urban ecology urban literature speculative fiction When we think of “the land” and its literary representations, what usually comes to mind are the rural landscapes of Thomas Hardy or Willa Cather, the wild landscapes of James Fenimore Cooper, the social meanings of land ownership in the...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 49–64.
Published: 01 May 2016
... novel tradition. These critics could not share John C. Calhoun's joy that the United States “ha[d] been spared ‘artificial and separate classes of society’” (“Fort Hill Letter,” 1831, qtd. in Wilentz 377 ). They worried instead, as James Fenimore Cooper did, that their dispersed and democratized...