Archive for January, 2014

America’s Love Affair with Western Fiction Began with James Fenimore Cooper

Western Fiction Impacted America as early as 1813 Westerns have been with us (Americans) since at least 1813 with the release of Daniel Bryan’s The Mountain Muse, and in James Paulding’s The Backwoodsman in 1818. But, the man who would impact American culture more than any man for generations was James Fenimore Cooper, who began […]