Hawthorne's Short Stories (Google eBook)

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Jan 11, 2011 - Fiction - 450 pages
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Here are the best of Hawthorne's short stories. There are twenty-four of them -- not only the most familiar, but also many that are virtually unknown to the average reader. The selection was made by Professor Newton Arvin of Smith College, a recognized authority on Hawthorne and a distinguished literary critic as well. His fine introduction admirably interprets Hawthorne's mind and art.


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User Review  - J Eddy - Goodreads

Here are the best of Hawthorne's short stories. There are twenty-four of them -- not only the most familiar, but also many that are virtually unknown to the average reader. The selection was made by ... Read full review

Review: Hawthorne's Short Stories

User Review  - Jodie - Goodreads

I've had a hard time enjoying my reading because in the end his stories are very redundant, dealing with the same theme disguised in allegorical tales. However I still enjoyed about 3 short stories ... Read full review

Contents

THE MINIs1EI1s BLACK VEIL
23
THE GENTLE Boy
33
WAKEFIELD
63
THE GREAT CARBUNCLE
72
THE PROPHETIC PIcTuaEs
85
DR HE1DEocEIts EXPERIMENT
99
LADY ELEANoItEs MANTLE
108
OLD ESTHER DUDLEY
121
Tm CELEsrIAL RAILROAD
234
xaarovz A Mormuzrzn Lrscrarcn
251
EGOTISM on THE Boson SERPENT
270
Tue CHRISTMAS BANQUET 28 3
283
s Woomzw IMAGE
300
EAmHs HOLOCAUST
317
Tm Aimsr or THE BEAUTIFUL
331
FACE
357

THE Amamous GuEsT
130
THE VVHITE OLD MAID
145
ENDICOTT AND THE RED Caoss
167
THE BIRTHMARK
177
YOUNG GooDMAI Bnowsr
193
RAPIAccINIs DAUGHTER
206
ETHAN BRAND
375
WIVES or THE Dam
391
Trn ANTIQUE RING
399
s APPEAL
411
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Nathaniel Hawthorne (1805-64) was an American novelist and short-story writer. He was born in Salem, Massachusetts, and graduated from Bowdoin College. His first novel, Fanshawe, was published anonymously in 1828, followed by several collections of short stories, including Twice-Told Tales and Mosses from an Old Manse. His later novels include The Scarlet Letter, The House of Seven Gables, The Blithedale Romance, and The Marble Faun.

Newton Arvin (1900-63) was a literary critic and professor at Smith College known for his influential writings about nineteenth-century American literature. He is the author of biographies of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Walt Whitman, and his biography of Herman Melville won the National Book Award in 1951.


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