The Portable Hawthorne

The Portable Hawthorne

eBook - 2005
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The Portable Hawthorne includes writings from each major stage in the career of Nathaniel Hawthorne: a number of his most intriguing early tales, all of The Scarlet Letter, excerpts from his three subsequently published romances-- The House of Seven Gables , The Blithedale Romance , and The Marble Faun --as well as passages from his European journals and a sampling of his last, unfinished works. The editor's introduction and head notes trace the evolution of Hawthorne's writing over the course of his long career: from the tales, to their apotheosis in The Scarlet Letter , through his popular romances, to his private journals and frustrated attempts at another romance. Readers looking for a critical vantage point from which to see Hawthorne whole--his artistic rise, triumph, and sad decline--can find it in this collection.

Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2005
ISBN: 9781101010426
9781101009895
9781101008300
1101010428
1101009896
110100830X
Characteristics: xix, 439 p. ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Spengemann, William C.
Call Number: eBook

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