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Readings on The scarlet letter  Cover Image Book Book

Readings on The scarlet letter

Morey, Eileen, 1923- (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781565107564 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 156510756X (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781565107571 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1565107578 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 159 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, c1998.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: "Works by Nathaniel Hawthorne": p. 154.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-153) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Nathaniel Hawthorne : haunted by the guilt of his ancestors -- Structure and style in The scarlet letter. A powerful masterpiece / by Mark Van Doren -- Flaws in The scarlet letter / by Henry James -- Style in The scarlet letter / by Richard Harter Fogle -- The scarlet letter is a romance / by Roy R. Male -- A four-part structure / by Gordon Roper -- Allegory in The scarlet letter / by David Levin -- Characters in The scarlet letter. Characters in The scarlet letter / by Edward Wagenknecht -- The characters reveal the story's meaning / by Hyatt H. Waggoner -- The role of Pearl / by Anne Marie McNamara -- Hester's defiance / by Nina Baym -- Major themes. Hawthorne examines English traditions / by Frederick Newberry -- A critique of Puritan society / by Alison Easton -- The meaning of the scarlet A / by Claudia Durst Johnson -- The relevance of "The custom house" / by John E. Becker.
Summary, etc.: Provides biographical information about nineteenth-century American author Nathaniel Hawthorne, and features a series of essays that discuss the structure and style, characters, and major themes of his novel, "The Scarlet Letter."
Subject: Hawthorne, Nathaniel 1804-1864
Historical fiction, American History and criticism
Mothers and daughters in literature
Puritans in literature
Adultery in literature
Women in literature
Massachusetts In literature

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