Nathaniel Hawthorne in His Times

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, 1980 - Biography & Autobiography - 684 pages
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A full-length portrait of one of America's great writers brings to life Hawthorne's experiences and the age he lived in, detailing his courtship of Sophia Peabody and his relationships with Melville, Poe, Emerson, and others

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The Scarlet Letter takes a beating on this site (and in general nowadays). I understand why, to an extent. It is, like it's protagonist, deeply flawed. A strange and quiet book written by a strange ... Read full review


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About the author (1980)

James R. Mellow was before his death in 1998 an acclaimed biographer whose other books include Charmed Circle: Gertrude Stein and Company, Invented Lives: F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, and Hemingway: A Life Without Consequences.

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