James Fenimore Cooper – Biografija

James Fenimore Cooper (15.9. 178914.9. 1851.), plodni i popularni američki pisac ranog 19. vijeka.

Posebno je poznat po romanima pomorske i istorijske tematike, potonje sakupljene u ciklus Leatherstocking Tales, čiji je glavni junak Natty Bumppo. Među njegovim najpoznatijim djelima se nalazi romantični roman The Last of the Mohicans (Posljednji Mohikanac), koga mnogi drže remek-djelom.

Cooperova djela
Datum Naziv: Podnaslov Žanr Tema, mjesto, vrijeme
1820. Precaution roman Engleska, 1813-1814
1821. Te Spy: A Tale of the Neutral Ground roman Okrug Westchester, New York, 1778
1823. The Pioneers: or The Sources of the Susquehanna roman Leatherstocking, Okrug Otsego, New York, 1793-1794,
1823. Tales for Fifteen: or Imagination and Heart 2 kratke priče pod pseudonimom “Jane Morgan
1823. The Pilot: A Tale of the Sea roman John Paul Jones, Engleska, 1780
1825. Lionel Lincoln: or The Leaguer of Boston roman Bitka kod Bunker Hilla, Boston, 1775-1781
1826. The Last of the Mohicans: A narrative of 1757 roman Leatherstocking, Francusko-indijanski rat, Lake George & Adirondacks, 1757
1827. The Prairie roman Leatherstocking, Američki Srednji Zapad, 1805.
1828. The Red Rover: A Tale roman Newport & Atlantik, pirati, 1759
1828. Notions of the Americans: Picked up by a Travelling Bachelor eseji Amerika za evropske čitaoce
1829. The Wept of Wish-ton-Wish: A Tale roman Zapadni Connecticut, puritanci i Indijanci, 1660-1676
1830. The Water-Witch: or the Skimmer of the Seas roman New York, krijumčari, 1713
1830. Letter to General Lafayette politički spis Francuska vs. SAD, cijena vlade
1831. The Bravo: A Tale roman Venecija, 18. vijek
1832. The Heidenmauer: or, The Benedictines, A Legend of the Rhine roman Njemačko Porajnje, 16. vijek
1832. No Steamboats kratka priča
1833. The Headsman: The Abbaye des Vignerons roman Ženeva, Švajcarska & Alpe, 18. vijek
1834. A Letter to His Countrymen politički spis Zašto je Cooper privremeno prestao s pisanjem
1835. The Monikins roman Antarktika, aristokratski majmuni, 1830-e
1836. The Eclipse memoari Pomrčina Sunca u Cooperstownu 1806.
1836. Gleanings in Europe: Switzerland (Sketches of Switzerland) putopis putovanje po Švajcarskoj 1828.
1836. Gleanings in Europe: The Rhine (Sketches of Switzerland, Part Second) putopis putovanje po Francuskoj, Porajnju & Švajcarskoj 1832.
1836. A Residence in France: With an Excursion Up the Rhine, and a Second Visit to Switzerland putopis
1837. Gleanings in Europe: France putopis Život i putovanja u Francuskoj, 1826-1828
1837. Gleanings in Europe: England putopis putovanja po Engleskoj, 1826, 1828, 1833
1838. Gleanings in Europe: Italy putopis život i putovanja po Italiji, 1828-1830
1838. The American Democrat : or Hints on the Social and Civic Relations of the United States of America politički spis američko društvo i vlada
1838. The Chronicles of Cooperstown The Chronicles of Cooperstown istorija Lokalna istorija Cooperstowna
1838. Hommeward Bound: or The Chase: A Tale of the Sea roman Altantik & sjevernoafrička obala, 1835
1838. Home as Found: Sequel to Homeward Bound roman Eve Effingham, New York & Okrug Otsego, New York, 1835
1839. The History of the Navy of the United States of America istorija istorija američke ratne mornarice
1839. Old Ironsides istorija istorija fregate USS Constitution, 1. izd. 1853
1840. The Pathfinder, or the Inland Sea roman Leatherstocking, zapadni New York, 1759
1840. Mercedes of Castile: or, The Voyage to Cathay roman Kristofor Kolumbo u Zapadnim Indijama, 1490-e
1841. The Deerslayer: or The First Warpath roman Leatherstocking, Jezero Otsego 1740-1745
1842. The Two Admirals roman Engleska & La Manche, Škotski ustanak, 1745
1842. The Wing-and-Wing: le Le Feu-Follet (Jack o Lantern) roman Italijanska obala, napoleonski ratovi
1843. Autobiography of a Pocket-Handkerchief, also published as

  • Le Mouchoir: An Autobiographical Romance
  • The French Governess: or The Embroidered Handkerchief
  • Die franzosischer Erzieheren: oder das gestickte Taschentuch
novela društvena satira, Francuska & New York, 1830-e
1843. Richard Dale
1843. Wyandotté: or The Hutted Knoll. A Tale roman Dolina Butternut u Okrugu Otsego, 1763-1776
1843. Ned Myers: or Life before the Mast biografija Cooperov drug na brodu
1844. Afloat and Ashore: or The Adventures of Miles Wallingford. A Sea Tale roman Okrug Ulster & ostatak svijeta, 1795-1805
1844. Miles Wallingford: Sequel to Afloat and Ashore roman Okrug Ulster & ostatak svijeta, 1795-1805
1844. Proceedings of the Naval Court-Martial in the Case of Alexander Slidell Mackenzie, &c.
1845. Satanstoe: or The Littlepage Manuscripts, a Tale of the Colony roman New York, Okrug Westchester, Albany, Adirondacks, 1758
1845. The Chainbearer; or, The Littlepage Manuscripts roman Okrug Westchester, Adirondacks, 1780e- (sljedeća generacija)
1846. The Redskins; or, Indian and Injin: Being the Conclusion of the Littlepage Manuscripts roman Ratovi protiv rente, Adirondacks, 1845
1846. Lives of Distinguished American Naval Officers biografija
1847. The Crater; or, Vulcan's Peak: A Tale of the Pacific (Mark's Reef) roman Philadelphia, Bristol (Pensilvanija), & napušteno pacifičko ostrvo, rane 1800-e
1848. Jack Tier: or the Florida Reefs
a.k.a. Captain Spike: or The Islets of the Gulf
novela Florida Keys, američko-meksički rat, 1846
1848. The Oak Openings: or the Bee-Hunter roman Rijeka Kalamazoo, Michigan, Anglo-američki rat
1849. The Sea Lions: The Lost Sealers roman Long Island & Antarktika, 1819-1820
1850. The Ways of the Hour roman Okrug Dukes,” detektivski/sudski roman, korupcija, prava žena, 1846
1850. Upside Down: or Philosophy in Petticoats drama satira socijalizma
1851. The Lake Gun kratka priča Jezero Seneca u New Yorku, politička satira temeljena na folkloru
1851. New York: or The Towns of Manhattan istorija nedovršena, istorija New Yorka, 1. izd. 1864.

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