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James Fenimore Cooper Libel Trials: 1839-45

Suggestions For Further Reading

Adams, Charles H. The Guardian of the Law": Authority and Identity in James Fenimore Cooper.University Park: Penn State University Press, 1999.

Cooper, James Fenimore. The Letters and Journals of James Fenimore Cooper. Edited by James F.Beard.Volomes 3 and 4 (of 6 volumes). Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1960-68.

Outland, Ethel R. "The 'Effingham' Libels on Cooper: A Documentary History of the Libel Suits of James Fenimore Cooper…" University of Wisconsin Studies in Language and Literature, no. 28 (1929).

Waples, Dorothy. The Whig Myth of James Fenimore Cooper. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1938.

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Law Library - American Law and Legal InformationNotable Trials and Court Cases - 1833 to 1882James Fenimore Cooper Libel Trials: 1839-45 - The First Trespassers, The Legal Suits, Sideshows And Footnotes, Settling Up, Suggestions For Further Reading