James Fenimore Cooper

Editing Cooper

The bookshelf below contains published volumes from The Writings of James Fenimore Cooper, or the Cooper Edition, along with some of the original editions of the books republished in the Cooper Edition. The Society has long been a sponsor of the Cooper Edition, which saw the publication of its first volume in 1980 and bears the seal of the Committee on Scholarly Editions. Forthcoming titles include The Chainbearer; or, The Littlepage Manuscripts, edited by Lance Schachterle and James P. Elliott. Click here to read reflections by some of those who have recently worked on the Cooper Edition, including Schachterle and Elliott.

Mouse over any of the books to view its title. Click on any of the nineteenth-century editions for a more detailed description of the edition on display.

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