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Title The Cambridge companion to Nathaniel Hawthorne / edited by Richard Millington
Published Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 285 pages) ; 24 cm
Series Cambridge companions to literature
Cambridge companions to literature
Contents Hawthorne's labors in Concord / Larry J. Reynolds -- Hawthorne as cultural theorist / Joel Pfister -- Hawthorne and American masculinity / T. Walter Herbert -- Hawthorne and the question of women / Alison Easton -- Hawthorne, modernity, and the literary sketch / Kristie Hamilton -- Hawthorne's American history / Gillian Brown -- Hawthorne and the writing of childhood / Karen Sánchez-Eppler -- Love and politics, sympathy and justice in The scarlet letter / Brook Thomas -- The marvelous queer interiors of The house of the seven gables / Christopher Castiglia -- Sympathy and reform in The Blithedale romance / Robert S. Levine -- Perplexity, sympathy, and the question of the human : a reading of The marble faun / Emily Miller Budick -- Whose Hawthorne? / Gordon Hutner
Summary The specially commissioned essays collected in this volume establish new parameters for both scholarly and classroom discussion of Hawthorne. This Companion provides fresh perspectives on the Hawthorne's classic works, and on topics such as Hawthorne's relationship to history, to women, to politics, to early America. This Companion brings together a team of leading international scholars to offer the most comprehensive introduction available to Hawthorne's work and life
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 266-280) and index
Notes English
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Subject Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864 -- Criticism and interpretation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864
American Literature.
Languages & Literatures.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Millington, Richard H., 1953-
LC no. 2003064044
ISBN 0511032870 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
0511221819 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780511032875 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780511221811 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
Other Titles Companion to Nathaniel Hawthorne
OTHER TI Cambridge companions complete collection