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The Scarlet Letter And Other Writings

Author : Nathaniel Hawthorne
ISBN : 0393264890
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Hawthorne's novel of adultery in Puritan Boston. Five short works related to The Scarlet Letter, sharing its themes of sin, morality, guilt, and shame. Expanded explanatory annotations and a new preface by Leland S. Person. Key passages from Hawthorne's letters and notebooks. New critical essays by Brook Thomas, Michael Ryan, Thomas R. Mitchell, Jay Grossman, Jamie Barlowe, John ronan, and John F. Birk A chronology and an updated Select Bibliography. -- from back cover.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Scarlet Letter And Other Writings

Author : Nathaniel Hawthorne
ISBN : 0393979539
Genre : Fiction
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Presents an annotated edition of "The Scarlet Letter," the story of a young wife convicted of adultery in seventeenth-century New England, and includes five shorter works by Hawthorne, a selection of the author's letters and notebook entries, and critical commentary.
Category: Fiction

The Scarlet Letter

Author : Nathaniel Hawthorne
ISBN : LCCN:67015511
Genre : Adultery
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Category: Adultery

The Scarlet Letter Second Edition

Author : Nathaniel Hawthorne
ISBN : 1770482288
Genre : Fiction
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Hawthorne’s story of the disgraced Hester Prynne (who must wear a scarlet “A” as the mark of her adultery), of her illegitimate child, Pearl, and of the righteous minister Arthur Dimmesdale continues to resonate with modern readers. Set in mid-seventeenth-century Boston, this powerful tale of passion, Puritanism, and revenge is one of the foremost classics of American literature. This Broadview edition contains a selection of historical documents that include Hawthorne’s writings on Puritanism, the historical sources of the story, and contemporary reviews of the novel. New to the second edition are an updated critical introduction and bibliography and, in the appendices, additional writings by Margaret Fuller, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Henry James, and William Dean Howells.
Category: Fiction

The Scarlet Letter

Author : Nathaniel Hawthorne
ISBN : OXFORD:590470741
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This work is a troubling story of crime, sin, guilt, punishment and expiation, set in the rigid moral climate of 17th-century New England. The young mother of an illegitimate child confronts her Puritan judges, as she suffers a harsh sentence and the guilt as her lover is revealed.
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The Scarlet Letter

Author : Clarice Swisher
ISBN : IND:30000082063516
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Discusses the life of Nathaniel Hawthorne and the historical context, plot, themes, characters, and literary analysis of his "psychological romance" novel, "The Scarlet Letter."
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Scarlet Letter Spotlight Edition

Author : Nathaniel Hawthorne
ISBN : 1580495508
Genre : Adultery
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An annotated adaptation a Hawthorne classic. Each Spotlight Edition maintains the rich integrity of the original work while adapting the language to be more accessible to the average reader.?In addition to providing a more readable text, Prestwick House Spotlight Editions are enhabced, providing readers with thoughtful guided reading questions and margin notes to help navigate trhe text; suggestions for thought and discussion; research opportunities for richer understanding of the text and its contexts; and suggested writing activities to foster deeper thinking.
Category: Adultery

Scarlet Letter Easyread Edition

Author : Nathaniel Hawthorne
ISBN : 9781425050276
Genre : Fiction
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The story The Scarlet Letter revolves around a woman named Hester who has committed adultery. Consequently, she is subjected to punishment according to Bible rules which were strictly followed then. Hester is condemned for life and is forced to wear a scarlet symbol as a punishment for her sin....
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The Scarlet Letter Om Illustrated Classics

Author : Nathaniel Hawthorne
ISBN : 9789385031656
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Roger Chillingworth, an aging scholar, returns to Puritan Boston and finds a crowd gathered to witness an official punishment. He spots a young woman holding a baby, whom he recognises as his wife, Hester Prynne, standing on the platform. Hester has been found guilty of “the most sinful act”. She refuses to reveal the father of her child and so, is ordered to wear the scarlet letter ‘A’ for the rest of her life as a mark of shame.Hester accepts her punishment and struggles to create a new life for her daughter Pearl. For the next seven years, she endures the accusing stares of the society, but holds her head high through the trials and tribulations. Reverend Dimmesdale, Hester’s pastor is the only person,who empathises with her. Meanwhile, Roger Chillingworth is full of vengeance and determined to exact revenge from Hester’s lover.The Scarlet Letter tells the tale of Roger Chillingworth, Hester Prynneand Arthur Dimmesdale as they struggle with their internal conflicts in the morally rigid 17th century society.
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New Essays On The Scarlet Letter

Author : Michael J. Colacurcio
ISBN : 0521319986
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The introduction to this volume outlines the critical history of the novel. Each of the interpretative essays that follow places The Scarlet Letter in a specific historical and cultural context. The first shows that an awareness of the convention of romance is essential to an understanding of the novel. A second investigates the tension between Hawthorne's Puritan setting and his Romantic language, suggesting a complex relationship among author, narrator, characters, and story. A third considers the novel's pervasive metaphor of sexuality. The final essay locates the work in the genre of 'the novel of adultery'.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Threads Of The Scarlet Letter

Author : Richard Kopley
ISBN : 0874137691
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Threads of The Scarlet Letter offers new discoveries regarding the origins of Hawthorne's masterpiece, as well as critical interpretations based on these discoveries. Relying on a blend of close reading, biographical analysis, and archival research, this book demonstrates anew the power of traditional scholarship. The Threads of The Scarlet Letter illuminates Hawthorne's transformation of Poe's celebrated tale The Tell-Tale Heart and Lowell's long-neglected poem A Legend of Brittany and, identifying the hitherto-unknown author of the seminal narrative The Salem Belle, investigates Hawthorne's brilliant borrowing from that novel as well. The present volume argues that Hawthorne repeatedly attenuated his sources, but also allowed sufficient detail to permit their recognition. Furthermore, this volume elaborates Hawthorne's reworking of formal traditions in The Scarlet Letter--traditions that importantly clarify the meaning of the whole. The Scarlet Letter is shown to be a complex rendering of man's fall and redemption, and a triumphant assertion of literary vocation. The Threads of The Scarlet Letter includes a useful bibliographical overview of the history of the study of the origins of Hawthorne's greatest work.
Category: Literary Criticism

Scarlet Letter

Author : Nathaniel Hawthorne
ISBN : 0060806206
Genre : Fiction
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The Scarlet Letter

Author : Theo Hummer
ISBN : 9781921411854
Genre : Education
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