The Portable Hawthorne
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Published)
- Media:Mass Market Paperback
- Edition:Rev. and expanded ed
- Shipping Weight (lbs):1
- Dimensions (in):3 x 2 x 1
- Publication Date:May 15, 1969
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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.
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