lunes, 2 de marzo de 2015


James Fenimore Cooper is an American novelist who wrote thirty-two aadventure novels about the life of the pioneers and their clashes with the Readskins. Some of these novels are: "The pioneers" (1823), "The last of the Mohicans" (1826), "Prairie" (1827) 2Trapper" (1840) and "Hunter of deer" (1841). His Works enjoyed enormous fame in Europe.

When he was a child, he lived in the colony of Cooperstown (in New York). He was at the Albany School and at Yale University. In 1820 he published his first narration "Caution", but it wasn't a big success. However, in 1821, he was succesful with his story "The spy".

Then in 1823, when he was 18 years old, he began to write novels about the pioneers. The best-known of the five novels he wrote was "The last of the Mohicans", which was very popular among children and young adults.

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