Young Goodman Brown and Other Tales
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Young Goodman Brown and Other Tales

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This selection of twenty of Hawthorne's tales is the first in paperback to present his most important short works with full annotation in one volume.

ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 129 x 196 x 19mm | 308g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reissue
  • 019955515X
  • 9780199555154
  • 426,333

Table of contents

THE GENTLE BOY; ROGER MALVIN'S BURIAL; THE GREY CHAMPION; THE MAYPOLE OF MERRY MOUNT; THE MINISTER'S BLACK VEIL; DR HEIDEGGER'S EXPERIMENT; ENDICOTT AND THE RED CROSS; THE BIRTHMARK; THE CELESTIAL RAILROAD; THE ARTIST OF THE BEAUTIFUL; RAPPACCINI'S DAUGHTER; ETHAN BRAND
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Review Text

An excellent edition of this seminal story by Hawthorne, with a helpful introduction to these tales, and excellent explanatary notes.' Lionel Kelly, University of Reading 'This collection offers a good selection of the well known and the less available tales. The introduction presents a stimulating analysis of Hawthorne's art and hios view of the role/identity of the writer. The notes na dbibliographical details anr excellent.' K.M.Parkinson, Roehampton Institute of Higher Education. 'Although I don't expect to use the text myself at the moment, I'm greatly pleased to see these early examples of the genre being published in so accessible a form. B.D.Ingraham, Teesside Polytechnic.
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An excellent edition of this seminal story by Hawthorne, with a helpful introduction to these tales, and excellent explanatary notes.' Lionel Kelly, University of Reading 'This collection offers a good selection of the well known and the less available tales. The introduction presents a stimulating analysis of Hawthorne's art and hios view of the role/identity of the writer. The notes na dbibliographical details anr excellent.' K.M.Parkinson, Roehampton Institute
of Higher Education. 'Although I don't expect to use the text myself at the moment, I'm greatly pleased to see these early examples of the genre being published in so accessible a form. * B.D.Ingraham, Teesside Polytechnic. *
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About Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) stammte aus einer puritanischen Neuengland-Familie. Er war Journalist, arbeitete als Zollinspektor und wurde Konsul in Liverpool. Nach einer mehrjährigen Europa-Reise in die Heimat zurückgekehrt, starb er, erschüttert über den amerikanischen Bürgerkrieg. Hawthorne gilt als Begründer des psychologischen Romans in den USA.
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