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Author Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864.

Title The Marble Faun
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, UK, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (430 pages)
Series Oxford World's Classics
Oxford world's classics.
Contents Cover; Contents; Introduction; Note on the Text; Select Bibliography; A Chronology of Nathaniel Hawthorne; Maps; THE MARBLE FAUN; Postscript; Explanatory Notes
Summary Nathaniel Hawthorne's romance concerns a group of American expatriates in mid-nineteenth century Italy, and their tragic encounter with the faun-like Italian count, Donatello. It is both a murder story and a parable of the Fall of Man, dominated by the fragility and durability of human life and art. - ;'any narrative of human action and adventure - whether we call it history or Romance - is certain to be a fragile handiwork, more easily rent than mended'The fragility - and the durability - of human life and art dominate this story of American expatriates in Italy in the mid-nineteenth century
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Form Electronic book
Author Manning, Susan, 1953-2013.
ISBN 0191610755