John Esten Cooke, Virginian

by Beaty, John Owen

Publisher: Kennikat Press in Port Washington, N.Y

Written in English
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  • Cooke, John Esten, 1830-1886
  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 164-168.

    Statementby John O. Beaty.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS1383 .B4 1965
    The Physical Object
    Pagination173 p.
    Number of Pages173
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5953611M
    LC Control Number65027110
    OCLC/WorldCa271202

John Esten Cooke (November 3, Septem ) was an American novelist and poet best remembered today for his writing about the American Civil War, which he partially participated in. In March and April , Cooke served as an unpaid. John Esten Cooke. Southern writers were active, however, and many were read. As early as "instant histories" of the war were appearing and, following Virginian John Esten Cooke's biography of Confederate general Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson, accounts of the lives of Confederate heroes became increasingly popular. A Virginian (John Esten Cooke) Hardcover. 8vo. Charles B. Richardson, New York. pgs. Reprinted from advance sheets of the Richmond Edition. 1st Union Edition. Bound in pebbled cloth with gilt titles present to the spine. Boards have wear present to the extremities of the boards (boards are lightly scuffed and worn).Seller Rating: % positive.   Author of The iron curtain over America, Facts and ideas for students of English composition, John Esten Cooke, Virginian, Famous editions of English poets, Crossroads, An introduction to drama, Facts and ideas for students of English composition, Swords in the dawn.

Resources by John Esten Cooke (42) Wearing of the Gray being personal portraits, scenes and adventures of the War / by John Esten Cooke ; edited with an introduction and notes by Philip Van Doren Stern Cooke, John Esten [ Book, Government publication, Microform: ].   From Bull Run (Manassas), where Thomas Jackson earned his famous nickname, to tragedy at Chancellorsville, The Life of Stonewall Jackson is the story of how the unassuming Virginian became General Robert E. Lee’s right arm and most trusted Confederate commander. The Life of Stonewall Jackson relates key events in the life of the Civil-War hero from his impoverished childhood, Brand: Harpertorch. John Esten Cooke and His "Confederate Lies" By Mary Jo Bratton "Hope to become the writer of the South yet! Big Ambition."1 These words appear in time-faded brown ink on the yellowing pages of a crudely made journal, held together with coarse black thread. They were penned on Ma , by John Esten Cooke, of Virginia. Poe as a Literary Critic, by John Esten Cooke. page 1:] POE AS A LITERARY CRITIC. In the latter part of the citizens of Richmond, Virginia, saw passing to and fro in the street a notable-looking stranger whose personal appearance at once invited attention.

by John Esten Cooke free online book, by John Esten Cooke, on Add to Bookshelf. LEE'S EARLY LIFE: CHAPTER VII were great, but his attachment to his native State was still more powerful. By birth a Virginian, he declared that he owed his first duty to her and his own people. If she summoned him, he must obey the summons. John Esten Cooke: The Heir of Gaymount John Esten Cooke: Leather and Silk John Esten Cooke: Mohun John Esten Cooke: Surry of Eagle’s Nest John Esten Cooke: Virginia Comedians John Esten Cooke: Wearing of the Gray Stephen Crane: The Red Badge of Courage Fred D’Aguiar: The Longest Memory Mark Danielewski: House of Leaves Thulani Davis: [The biographical sketch, with commentary on Cooke's poetry which we do not reproduce here, also appeared in the Southern Literary Messenger, Vol. 17 (10), Novebmer, )]. Cooke's brother was the well-known novelist, John Esten Rogers Cooke, Philip Pendleton's father and a prominent lawyer, supervised his early education and it was with his father that Cooke studied law after his. Cooke, John Esten. The life of Stonewall Jackson: from official papers, contemporary narratives, and personal acquaintance / by a Virginian Charles B. Richardson New York Australian/Harvard Citation. Cooke, John Esten.

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He is thoroughly Virginian, and is perhaps second to Poe in the intrinsic importance of his work. The chapters are: Early Life - Choosing a Profession, Gentleman and Novelist of John Esten Cooke Among Virginia writers whose careers have come to a close, John Esten Cooke holds a conspicuous place.2/5(2).

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John Esten Cooke (–) Contributed by John O. Beaty and the Dictionary of Virginia Biography. John Esten Cooke was a novelist, biographer, and veteran of the American Civil War (–). One of the most important literary figures of nineteenth-century Virginia, Cooke was the prolific author of historical adventures and romances in the tradition of Walter Scott.

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New York, Columbia University Press, Excerpt from John Esten Cooke, Virginian Among Virginia writers whose careers have come to a close, John Esten Cooke holds a conspicuous place. He is by far the most voluminous, and has Virginian book great in fluence on later novelists.

He is thoroughly Virginian, and is perhaps second to Poe in the intrinsic importance of his work. About the PublisherCited by: 5. The Life of Stonewall Jackson was written while John Esten Cooke was encamped with General Thomas Jackson and his troops during the Civil War.

Based on his personal observations of the General, John Esten Cooke was often compared to Napoleon, Cook combines them with information taken from official papers, contemporary narratives and personal acquaintances.4/5(20). John Esten Cooke, Virginian by Beaty, John Owen, Publication date Topics Cooke, John Esten, Publisher Language English.

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Lees right arm and most trusted Confederate commander. The Life of Stonewall Jackson relates key events in the life of the Civil-War hero from his impoverished/5. John Esten Cooke’s A Life of General Robert E. Lee is a biography of the venerable commander of the army of the Confederate States of America.

Offered a commission in the Union army by President Lincoln inthe distinguished career officer and combat engineer opted instead to follow his home state of Virginia out of the Union.

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Although Cooke served under General J. Stuart during the American Civil War, he was not suited to military life and returned to his writing at the war s end.

Cooke died and is commemorated in the John Esten Cooke Fiction Award, awarded annually by the Military Order of the Stars and Bars/5(27).

John Esten Cooke was an American novelist, poet and Civil-War veteran best-known for his writings about his home state of Virginia. Although trained as a lawyer, Cooke was able to support himself with his writing from the very beginning of his career, and eventually produced more than published works, including the novels The Virginia Comedians and The Wearing of the Gray, and 5/5(1).

by Cooke, A Virginian - John Esten. New York: Charles B. Richardson, Hardcover. Good. edition - reprinted from the advance sheets of the Richmond Edition. Spine cloth has chipping especially to the ends- otherwise moderate wear with some spots of discoloration.

Has a good binding. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee and his Paladins Final Memoirs Of A Staff Officer Serving In Virginia Author: John Esten Cooke Release Date: July, [EBook #] This file was first.

the best in ante-bellum Virginian culture and society. John Esten Cooke was born November 3,near Winchester, Virginia, the son of John Rogers Cooke and the former Maria Pendleton.

The Cookes were of solid American, pre-Revolutionary stock whose talents apparently ran to law, medicine, literature, and marrying well-connected young women. Works about Cooke "William Gilmore Simms: the novelist, the poet." in Pioneers of Southern Literature by Samuel Albert Link, vol 1; John Esten Cooke as a Novelist by Carl Holliday, from The Sewanee Review, Volume (external scan) John Esten Cooke, Virginian by John Owen, (external scan).

Modern Art and Popular Culture: Readings in High and Low: With Essays by John E. Bowlt, Lynne Cooke, Lorenz Eitner, Irving Lavin, Peter Plagens, Ro by Varnedoe, Kirk, Gopnik, Adam and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   "Virginia Past and Present" is by John Esten Cooke, who revealed his authorship in a letter to Evert A.

Duyckinck, now in the Duyckinck family papers, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. On October 6, the ambitious young Virginian (almost 23) wrote: "Virginia Past and Present" in Putnam for August, I think, is : Scott Norsworthy.

John Esten Cooke (Author) John Esten Cooke was an American novelist, poet and Civil-War veteran best-known for his writings about his home state of Virginia.

Although trained as a lawyer, Cooke was able to support himself with his writing from the very beginning of his car. John Esten Cooke examines Jackson's life from birth, through his career at West Point, as well as his exploits during the Civil war. He describes how the so-called "Stonewall Brigade," combined with troops led by Robert E.

Lee, defeated Gen. George B. McClellan and three Union armies at. The Life of Stonewall Jackson from Official Papers, Contemporary Narratives, and Personal Acquaintance by a Virginian by John Esten Cooke.

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Robert E. Lee () (Gutenberg text). Online Introduction to: My Lady Pokahontas, A True Relation Of Virginia. Writ by Anas Todkill, Puritan and Pilgrim, [in ] With Notes by John Esten Cooke [Original Introduction, summer — See later addendum] This is a remarkable book.

John Esten Cooke. One successor of Cooper, however, upheld for a time the dignity of old-fashioned romance. John Esten Cooke (–86), born in the Valley of Virginia and brought up in Richmond, cherished a passion as intense as Simms’s for his native state and deliberately set out to celebrate its past and its beauty.

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