A Historical Guide to Nathaniel Hawthorne

A Historical Guide to Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Nathaniel Hawthorne remains one of the most widely read and taught of American authors. This Historical Guide collects a number of original essays by Hawthorne scholars that place the author in historical context. Like other volumes in the series, A Historical Guide to Nathaniel Hawthorne includes an introduction, a brief biography, a bibliographical essay, and an illustrated chronology of the author's life and times. Combining cultural criticism with historical scholarship, this volume addresses a wide range of topics relevant to Hawthorne's work, including his relationship to slavery, children, mesmerism, and the visual arts.show more

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  • Hardback | 232 pages
  • 145.8 x 216.4 x 21.6mm | 432.95g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195124138
  • 9780195124132

About Larry J. Reynolds

Larry J. Reynolds is Professor of English and Thomas Franklin Mayon Professor of Liberal Arts at Texas A&M University. He is a former President of the Nathaniel Hawthorne Society and is currently the Executive Secretary of the Margaret Fuller Society.show more

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