The Last of the Mohicans

By James Fenimore Cooper; Leslie Fiedler (Introduction by)
(Modern Library, Paperback, 9780375757648, 400pp.)

Publication Date: June 12, 2001

Other Editions of This Title: Mass Market Paperback, Paperback, Mass Market Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Compact Disc

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Description

Cooper's famous adventure brings the wilds of the American frontier and the drama of the French-Indian war to vivid life. Featuring the classic character Natty Bumppo, it is a moving, memorable depiction of courage, passion, and forbearance, and a precursor to the Western genre.




About the Author

Leslie Fiedler is Samuel Clemens Professor and SUNY Distinguished Professor at SUNY Buffalo. One of the greatest living literary critics, his works include LOVE AND DEATH IN THE AMERICAN NOVEL (1960), AN END TO INNOCENCE (1955); NUDE CROQUET (1969), and FREAKS (1978).




Praise For The Last of the Mohicans

"[Cooper's] sympathy is large, and his humor is as genuine -- and as perfectly unaffected -- as his art."
- Joseph Conrad

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