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Fenimore Coopers Literary Offenses Feni Coopers Literary Offenses Epub Author Mark Twain Rarefishingbooks.co.uk Feni Cooper Author Of The Deerslayer, The Last Of The Mohicans, Etc Has Often Been Praised, But Just As Often Been Criticized For His Writing Mark Twain Wrote A Funny, Vicious Little Essay On The Subject, In Which He States In One Place In Deerslayer, And In The Restricted Space Of Two Thirds Of A Page, Cooper Has Scored 114 Offences Against Literary Art Out Of A Possible 115.

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  1. says:

    I suppose most critics probably come across books that really irratate them Sometimes so much that there is nothing to do except write a scathing review about it As a reader of some of those scathing reviews I can say that review of this kind sometimes end up being nothingthan boring rants If you want to write scathing review, I think this is the way to do it.Twain take on Feni Cooper s work is detailed, it points to many examples of what is wrong, and how it should have been done I suppose most critics probably come across books that really irratate them Sometimes so much that there is nothing to do except write a scathing review about it As a reader of some of those scathing reviews I can say that review of this kind sometimes end up being nothingthan boring rants If y...


  2. says:

    Otherwise known as the essay where a realistic writer criticizes a romantic writer for writing in the romantic style I had to read this in school and I remember it made me laugh I just finished reading Cooper s The Last of the Mohicans and decided to re read it There s nothing better than listening to someone rip into a book I didn t care for and it s evensatisfying when they criticizes many of the scenes that made me roll my eyes I d remembered the most famous line There have been d Otherwise known as the essay where a realistic...


  3. says:

    Oh my gosh, this was fabulous and horrifying Basically, it is a twenty seven page review of Feni Cooper s writing.This had me laughing out loud at several points because I could absolutely see what Mark Twain was complaining about, but still I mean, it s Feni Cooper, right He s, um, kinda famous Just to give a couple of examples of my laugh out loud moments, Twain opens by quoting other people s positive comments about Cooper s writing and then follows withIt seems to me that it Oh my gosh, this was fabulous and horrifying Basically, it is a twenty seven page review of Feni Cooper s writing.This had me laughing out loud at several points because I could absolutely see what Mark Twain was complaining about, but still I mean, it s Feni Cooper, right He s, um, kinda famous Just to give a couple of examples of my laugh out loud moments, Twain opens by quoting other people s positive comments about Cooper s writing and then follows withIt seems to me that it was far from right for the Professor of English Lite...


  4. says:

    I laughed so hard I thought I would keel over and die Just look at that introduction Twain had me in stitches through the whole thingThe Pathfinder and The Deerslayer stand at the head of Cooper s novels as artistic creations There are others of his works which contain parts as perfect as are to be found in these, and scenes eventhrilling N...


  5. says:

    ooooh burn Mark Twain s take down piece is both mean and makes somewhat sense Cooper is at an ideological disadvantage here as he is a romantic and Mark Twain is incredibly not That in itself is a ground that s uneven so one can expect the scathing that s going to follow.Twain nitpicks on things that can almost be categorized into tropes in the given style of writing Cooper s characters are larger than life, they speak plain, they rise above the others and almost always are better in the th ooooh burn Mark Twain s take down piece is both mean and makes somewhat sense Cooper is at an ideological disadvantage here as...


  6. says:

    Most scathing long review ever It s funny, although Natasha wasn t impressed that I kept reading bits aloud They weren t jokes.As a review it s kind of frustrating though Hard to attach Twain s writing to specific ...


  7. says:

    A masterpiece of criticism and satireTwain s savage but hilarious criticism of James Feni Cooper s aesthetic and style remains among the seminal pieces literary satire Cooper s tendencies towards the fantastic and his wildly inconsis...


  8. says:

    I read Deerslayer for an essay I wrote in college, and found it to be insufferable This is an absolute religious experience for me every time I read it.


  9. says:

    I read this while reading The Last of the Mohicans because I was becoming frustrated by his tiring writing style and I wondered if I was alone in my feeling You can imagine my surprise when I found that, much to my astonishment, one of my favorite authors, Mark Twain, had critiqued James Feni Cooper s work and concluded much the same as I had intuited I simply can t express the vindicating, exhilarating justice I felt upon reading this work by the well respected writer Of course, Twain wa I read this while reading The Last of the Mohicans because I was becoming frustrated by his tiring writing style and I wondered if I was alone in my feeling You can imagine my surprise when I found that, much to my astonishment, one of my favorite authors, Mark Twain, had critiqued James Feni Cooper s work and concluded much the same as I had intuited I simply can t express the vindicating, exhilarating justice I felt upon reading this work by the well respected writer Of course, Twain was referring to Cooper s other work, The Deerslayer, but it is relatively easy to apply the same criticisms to Copper s other work Here are some of the offences that Mark Twain elucidates 12 Say what he is proposing to say, not merely come near it.13 Use the right word, not its second cousin.14 Eschew surplusage.15 Not omit necessary details.16 Avoid slovenliness of form.17 Use good grammar.18 Employ a simple and straightforward style.You simply cannot ...


  10. says:

    I had this on my list even before I started reading Cooper s The Deerslayer but when I read the essay, it left me quite disappointed The tone is evensnide and arrogant than I expected from Mark Twain and its objections to the book focus on such weighty issues as how far characters can reasonably jump or fall and whether Cooper s writing style is good or bad I think much of it is simply prejudice by a prominent member of the literary movement then in vogue against a deceased member of a I had this on my list even before I started reading Cooper s The Deerslayer but when I read the essay, it left me quite disappointed The tone is evensnide and arrogant than I expected from Mark Twain and its objections to the book focus on such weighty issues as how far characters can reasonably jump or fall and whether Cooper s writing style is good or bad I think much of it is simply prejudice by a prominent member of the literary movement then in vogue against a deceased member of an older, out of favor school a Realist Twain bashing a Romantic Cooper largely on what I like is better than what you like grounds.Twain also accuses Cooper s supporters in the literary academy of never having read Cooper s work in the first place, but provides no evidence at all that they didn t, quoting statem...

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