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James Fenimore Cooper Series: The Monikins

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In the book "The Monikins" two human beings, each particularly well sketched -- the English baronet, Sir John Goldencalf, and the Yankee skipper, Captain Noah Poke, of "Stunin'tun" -- are made to travel in company through monkeyland, visiting regions which, under the names of Leaphigh, Leaplow, and Leapthrough, are intended to represent England, America, and France. There are pages full of wit, fun, the most clever satire, and strong truth. But, as a complete work, the book was scarcely successful; it was too long, the vein of irony was often too complicated, while the blending of the humorous story of Sir John and his lady-love, introduced to give the volumes something of the character of a regular novel, was clearly an error. The work was hastily written; had the author given himself time -- which a task of this nature requires above all others; had he condensed his two volumes into one, rejected the love story, and thrown aside the more complicated passages of... More > satire, the work would, no doubt,< Less
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Product Details

ISBN
9781105400056
Published
January 10, 2013
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
396.14 KB
Product ID
20622913

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