Nathaniel Hawthorne's ""The Scarlet Letter

Nathaniel Hawthorne's ""The Scarlet Letter

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An allegorical tale of passion, adultery, guilt, and social repression, Nathaniel Hawthorne's ""The Scarlet Letter"" introduces readers to Hester Prynne, America's first fictional heroine. Hawthorne's story is a masterpiece of American fiction, and this updated volume from the ""Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations"" series explores how the author powerfully conveys its theme of the puritanical influence on societal attitudes.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 209 pages
  • 160 x 241.3 x 20.3mm | 498.96g
  • Broomall, United States
  • English
  • Updated ed.
  • 0791094243
  • 9780791094242
  • 2,331,306

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"Students preparing research papers and students boning up for class will reach eagerly for these well-designed additions to accessible literary criticism..." "Each essay is well-defined and laboriously researched, and each opinion is defended within its context...The book is a useful tool for students needing to examine the themes and context of Tolkien's work."
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