|Forlag||Penguin Publishing Group|
|Emne||Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)|
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Om Portable Hawthorne
The Portable Hawthorne includes writings from each major stage in the career of Nathaniel Hawthorne: a number of his most intriguing early tales, all of The Scarlet Letter, excerpts from his three subsequently published romancesThe House of Seven Gables, The Blithedale Romance, and The Marble Faunas well as passages from his European journals and a sampling of his last, unfinished works. The editor's introduction and head notes trace the evolution of Hawthorne's writing over the course of his long career: from the tales, to their apotheosis in The Scarlet Letter, through his popular romances, to his private journals and frustrated attempts at another romance. Readers looking for a critical vantage point from which to see Hawthorne wholehis artistic rise, triumph, and sad declinecan find it in this collection.