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Nathaniel Hawthorne, a Biography

Randall Stewart

Nathaniel Hawthorne, a Biography

by Randall Stewart

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Published by Reprint Services Corp .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary Criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Bcl1-Ps American Literature Series

    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9597091M
    ISBN 100781269679
    ISBN 109780781269674
    OCLC/WorldCa468492468

    One of the greatest authors in American literature, Nathaniel Hawthorne () was a novelist and short story writer born in Salem, Massachusetts. Hawthorne’s best-known books include The House of the Seven Gables and The Scarlet Letter, works marked by a psychological depth and moral insight seldom equaled by other writers.   Nathaniel Hawthorne (/ˈhɔːˌθɔːrn/; born Nathaniel Hathorne; July 4, – ) was an American novelist, Dark Romantic, and short story writer. About the book: https://www.

    Nathaniel Hawthorne Introduction. The writer Nathaniel Hawthorne was born on the Fourth of July in and went on from there to establish himself as one of the great contributors to American literature. Like Forrest Gump, he seemed all his life to be surrounded by history. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hawthorne, Julian, Nathaniel Hawthorne and his wife. [Temecula, CA.

    Hawthorne also wrote stories for children, collected in Grandfather’s Chair (), Biographical Stories for Children (), True Stories from History and Biography (), A Wonder-Book for.   Nathaniel Hawthorne was on a remarkable run in the summer of He had previously won acclaim for his short tales, but a succession of novels that included The Scarlet Letter in Author: James M. Lundberg.


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Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American short story writer and novelist. His short stories include "My Kinsman, Major Molineux" (), "Roger Malvin's Burial" (), "Young Goodman Brown" () and Born:   Early years.

Hawthorne’s ancestors had lived in Salem since the 17th century. His earliest American ancestor, William Hathorne (Nathaniel added the w to the name when he began to write), was a magistrate who had sentenced a Quaker woman to public whipping.

He had acted as a staunch defender of Puritan orthodoxy, with its zealous advocacy of a “pure,” unaffected form of religious worship. “Clearly the best biography of Hawthorne; the Hawthorne for our time. Beautifully conceived and written, it conveys the full poignancy and complexity of Hawthorne’s life; it makes vivid the times and people and places — and what a rich array of people and events!Cited by: See all books authored by Nathaniel Hawthorne, including The Scarlet Letter, and The House of the Seven Gables, and more on A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys.

Nathaniel Hawthorne $ - $ The Crucible and Related Readings. Nathaniel Hawthorne True Stories from History and Biography. Nathaniel Hawthorne $ - $ Nathaniel Hawthorne: A Biography (American Literary Greats) Library Binding – August 1, by Milton Meltzer (Author) › Visit Amazon's Milton Meltzer Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. 2/5(1). Nathaniel Hawthorne Biography - Nathaniel Hawthorne was a celebrated nineteenth century American literary figure who penned numerous critically acclaimed novels and short stories.

A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys, was published in early s. During this time, he bought Louisa May Alcott’s family house in Concord and named it The Wayside. Hawthorne's father died at sea in of yellow fever when Hawthorne was only four years old, and Nathaniel was raised secluded from the world by his mother.

Hawthorne attended Bowdoin College in Maine from –, befriending classmates Henry. Nathaniel Hawthorne was born July 4,in Salem, Massachusetts. His father was a sea captain who died while on a voyage to the Pacific inand Nathaniel was raised by his mother, with the help of relatives.

Nathaniel Hawthorne - Nathaniel Hawthorne - Major novels: The main character of The Scarlet Letter is Hester Prynne, a young married woman who has borne an illegitimate child while living away from her husband in a village in Puritan New England.

The husband, Roger Chillingworth, arrives in New England to find his wife pilloried and made to wear the letter A (meaning adulteress) in scarlet on.

Nathaniel Hawthorne Biography Life and Background Nathaniel Hawthorne, who was born in in Salem, Massachusetts, came from old New England stock; in fact, one of his ancestors was a judge during the Salem witchcraft trials of Nathaniel Hawthorne () was a great American novelist.

He wrote short stories and novels including The Scarlet Letter, The House of Seven Gables and the Twice Told Tales. Nathaniel Hawthorne Biography – Book Summary.

Around the time that Nathaniel and Sophia's second daughter, Rose, was born, the family moved to West Newton, where Hawthorne finished and published his novel about the Brook Farm experience, The Blithedale Romance, and also A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys.

Nathaniel Hawthorne Biography Biography "Mr. Hawthorne's distinctive trait is invention, creation, imagination, originality—a trait which, in the literature of fiction, is positively worth all the rest," wrote a literary critic named Edgar Allan Poe in a review of Nathaniel.

Nathaniel Hawthorne, –64, American novelist and short-story writer, b. Salem, Mass., one of the great masters of American fiction. His novels and tales are penetrating explorations of moral and spiritual conflicts. Early Life and Works.

Nathaniel Hawthorne Biography One of the finest American novelists of the 19th century, Nathaniel Hawthorne was known for his works on fiction. Explore this biography to learn more about his profile, childhood, life and timeline. Growing Up Born July 4,Nathaniel Hathorne was the only son of Captain Nathaniel Hathorne and Elizabeth Clarke Manning Hathorne.

(Hawthorne added the “w” to his name after he graduated from college.) Following the death of Captain Hathorne inNathaniel, his.

Hawthorne’s third child, Rose, was born in Lenox inand a year later, he bought a house in Concord, the only one he ever owned. The following year, however, the family would sail for England: as a reward for writing Pierce’s campaign biography, Hawthorne was appointed Consul to Liverpool, serving from to File Size: KB.

Nathaniel Hawthorne Biography. Nathaniel Hawthorne decided to become a writer after graduating from college, but he had to take a number of “regular” jobs during his lifetime to make ends meet. Nathaniel Hawthorne One of the greatest authors in American literature, Nathaniel Hawthorne () was a novelist and short story writer born in Salem, Massachusetts.

Hawthorne’s best-known books include The House of the Seven Gables and The Scarlet Letter, works marked by a psychological depth and moral insight seldom equaled by other. The Scarlet Letter: A Romance, an novel, is a work of historical fiction, written by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne. It is considered his "masterwork".

Set in 17th-century Puritan Massachusetts Bay Colony, during the years toit tells the story of Hester Prynne, who conceives a daughter through an affair and struggles to /5.

Biography of Nathaniel Hawthorne Nathaniel Hawthorne was born on July 4,in Salem, Massachusetts. He was a descendant of a long line of Puritan ancestors including John Hathorne, a presiding magistrate in the Salem witch trials.Nathaniel Hawthorne. Nathaniel Hawthorne () was a great American novelist.

He wrote short stories and novels including "The Scarlet Letter", "The House of Seven Gables" and the "Twice Told Tales". His works are seen as a some of the most important works of early American history.Born on the fourth of July inNathaniel Hawthorne wrote the stories that lie at the heart of the American Romantic movement.

His portraits of colonial life reflect his Puritan heritage and offer fascinating profiles of individuals who strive for freedom from social conventions.