Nathaniel Hawthorne Biography
Nathaniel Hawthorne is one of the great American writers, known for The Scarlet Letter, as well as other short stories and novels--part of the Romantic movement.
A Student's History of American Literature - Edward Simonds
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Adventures Among Books - Andrew Lang
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Find info. about American writers: Ambrose Bierce, Kate Chopin, James Fenimore Cooper, Stephen Crane, Emily Dickinson, Ralph Waldo Emerson, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and more.
Famous Fictional Heroines
In exploring the world of literature, these heroines come immediately to mind: Edna Pontellier, Madame Bovary, Moll Flanders, Anna Karenin, Lily Bart, Jane Eyre, Hester Prynne, Elizabeth Bennet, Daisy Miller, and Murasaki Shikibu.
Nathanial Hawthorne - A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Lit.
Read about Nathaniel Hawthorne, from "A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature."
Speaking in absolutes is never a safe habit, but it is especially unsafe when...
Speaking in absolutes is never a safe habit but it is especially unsafe when you are a teenager. In high school, I broke rank with my favorite teacher, Diane Woodbury, and decided that I hated Nathaniel Hawthorne. Absolutely hated the guy. I figured that if The Scarlet Letter was supposed to be his masterpiece, then there must not be any...
Nathaniel Hawthorne - Collected Works
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Nathaniel Hawthorne Works
Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American novelist and short story writer. His writings centered around New England; his works are part of the Romantic movement. He's probably best known for The Scarlet Letter.
Studies in Classic American Literature
Read more about "The Scarlet Letter," from "Studies in Classic American Literature," by D.H. Lawrence.
50 Years of Hawthorne - Part 1
Henry A. Beers writes about Nathaniel Hawthorne, his idealism-come-to-life in fictional form.
50 Years of Hawthorne - Part 2
Henry A. Beers writes about the fame of Nathaniel Hawthorne, how he fits into American literature, etc.
50 Years of Hawthorne - Part 3
Was Nathaniel Hawthorne a realist? Or something else? How does Rappacini's Daughter figure in?
50 Years of Hawthorne - Part 4
Hawthorne's claim to fame is The Scarlet Letter, but there's more to his life and work. Here's more from Henry A. Beers.
50 Years of Hawthorne - Part 5
Henry A. Beers writes about Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, etc.
50 Years of Hawthorne - Part 6
Henry A. Beers writes about Nathaniel Hawthorne, in relation to historical fiction (as Henry James says). Here's more information about famous American writers.