Sprache - Englisch
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DigiCat Publishing presents to you this special edition of "Oak Openings" by James Fenimore Cooper. DigiCat Publishing considers every written word to be a legacy of humankind. Every DigiCat book has been carefully reproduced for republishing in a new modern format. The books are available in print, as well as ebooks. DigiCat hopes you will treat this work with the acknowledgment and passion it deserves as a classic of world literature.
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James Fenimore Cooper (1789-1851) was a preeminent American writer of the early 19th century, best known for his works of historical fiction and adventure set on the American frontier. Born in Burlington, New Jersey, Cooper grew up in Cooperstown, New York, which was founded by his father. The landscape and rich history of the region deeply influenced Cooper's literary works. He attended Yale University but did not graduate, and later joined the U.S. Navy, an experience that provided a foundation for his maritime and war stories.
Cooper's most distinguished contribution to American literature is the Leatherstocking Tales series, which includes his masterpiece, 'The Last of the Mohicans' (1826). However, it was his pioneering use of American landscapes, historical themes, and Native American characters that distinguished his writing style. 'Oak Openings' (1848), while being one of his lesser-known works compared to the Leatherstocking Tales, is a notable example of his mature writing. It presents a vivid depiction of frontier life, integrating natural description, and exploration of moral and philosophical themes. Cooper's influence on American literature was profound, setting a standard for the development of unique American voices and authentic representations of the country's past and frontier spirit.
Genre: Sprache - Englisch
Umfang: 422 Seiten
Größe: 730,2 KB
Veröffentlichung: 4. September 2022