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The Blithedale Romance

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Publisher Comments:

Written in one of the most productive periods of his career, Hawthorne's was published in 1852, a year after and two years after his masterpiece . With , Hawthorne writes fully in his own time, not haunting his characters with the American past. Drawn from his stay at Brook Farm, a communal experiment in living the pastoral life, the story is an engaging one that touches on many of the issues of his day, from brotherhood to women's rights and socialism. It remains a captivating work about politics, love, the supernatural, and idealism, written with Hawthorne's sharp wit and deep intelligence.

Synopsis:

Henry James called "the lightest, the brightest, the liveliest" of Hawthorne's novels and his character Zenobia "the nearest approach that Hawthorne . . . made to the complete creation of a person."

Synopsis:

Renowned 19th-century author Nathaniel Hawthorne writes fully in his own time, not haunting his characters with the American past as in his more famous works THE HOUSE OF SEVEN GABLES and THE SCARLET LETTER. Published in 1852, THE BLITHEDALE ROMANCE remains a captivating work about politics, love, the supernatural, and idealism, written with Hawthorne's sharp wit and deep intelligence.

About the Author

Arlin Turner (b. 1909 - d. 1980 ) was a scholar of American literature and instructor at Southwest Texas State University.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393317640
Introduction:
Turner, Arlin
Author:
Turner, Arlin
Introduction by:
Turner, Arlin
Introduction:
Turner, Arlin
Author:
Hawthorne, Nathaniel
Author:
Turner, Arlin
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one author)
Subject:
Utopias
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one auth
Subject:
Utopias -- Fiction.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Series:
Norton Critical Editions
Publication Date:
19580531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.56x5.57x.61 in. .73 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Henry James called "the lightest, the brightest, the liveliest" of Hawthorne's novels and his character Zenobia "the nearest approach that Hawthorne . . . made to the complete creation of a person."
"Synopsis" by , Renowned 19th-century author Nathaniel Hawthorne writes fully in his own time, not haunting his characters with the American past as in his more famous works THE HOUSE OF SEVEN GABLES and THE SCARLET LETTER. Published in 1852, THE BLITHEDALE ROMANCE remains a captivating work about politics, love, the supernatural, and idealism, written with Hawthorne's sharp wit and deep intelligence.
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