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Framing "The Last of the Mohicans"
School of Business
This study compares The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper with five of its filmed versions. These comparisons demonstrate and comment upon how American ideas about race and gender have been constructed and reconstructed since the nineteenth century. This historical and cultural analysis tracks the colonial and national treatment of Native Americans, the development of the Hollywood studio feature and how colonialism, masculinity and race are depicted and re-enacted in these six texts.
"The Last of the Mohicans" and Five Film Versions, 1909-1992: Narrative, Trauma and Typology
Christine M. Danelski
Edwin Mellen Press
Place of Publication
film adaptations, The Last of the Mohicans, film and media, narrative, race, gender
American Film Studies | Comparative Literature | Film and Media Studies | Indigenous Studies | Race, Ethnicity and Post-Colonial Studies | United States History | Women's Studies