JAMES FENIMORE COOPER
James Fenimore Cooper was born in Burlington, New Jersey on September 15th 1789, and he died in Cooperstown, NY on September 14th 1851, at the aged of 61.
He was a novelist, historian and US Navy sailor. He wrote thirty four novels and he wrote about historical fiction. He belonged to the literary movement Romanticism. He is most known for the romantic novel The Last of the Mohicans, often regarded as his masterpiece. It shows us his more habituated themes: the sea and borders, resident and Redskins.
The Last of the
The Last of the Mohicans is the second book of the Leather stocking Talespentalogy and the best known to contemporary audiences.
It is set in 1757, during the French and Indian war (the Seven Years' War), when France and Great Britain battled for control of North America.