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November Long Room Lecture at Brookside Museum: “Historical Fiction and Fictional History: ‘Translating’ the Past in James Fenimore Cooper’s The Last of the Mohicans“

November 21 @ 7:00 pm
Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton Street
Ballston Spa, NY 12020 United States

Join Elaina Frulla,of SUNY University at Albany for a discussion of James Fenimore Cooper. For an author like Cooper, writing historical novels was an act of “translating” the past in the context of the present. How would the time Cooper spent in Ballston Spa amidst the socio-political climate of the mid-1820s influence how he depicted... Read more »

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