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The Blithedale Romance (Dover Thrift Editions)

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A group of Utopians, unhappy with dissolute, mid-19th-century America, takes to the pastoral life; but the members find little satisfaction in the communal life. Instead of changing the world, they pursue self-centered paths that ultimately lead to tragedy.  Absorbing 1852 novel about love, idealism, and politics bristles with Hawthorne's perceptive wit and intelligence.

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A group of Utopians, unhappy with dissolute, mid-19th-century America, takes to the pastoral life; but the members find little satisfaction in the communal life. Instead of changing the world, they pursue self-centered paths that ultimately lead to tragedy.  Absorbing 1852 novel about love, idealism, and politics bristles with Hawthorne's perceptive wit and intelligence.

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ISBN:
9780486426846
Author:
Hawthorne, Nathaniel
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
wthorne, Nathaniel
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Author:
Ha
Author:
aniel
Author:
Hawthorne, Nath
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Farm life
Subject:
Massachusetts
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
Communal living
Subject:
Autobiographical fiction
Subject:
Collective farms
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Series Volume:
158
Publication Date:
20030731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.35 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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A group of Utopians, unhappy with dissolute, mid-19th-century America, takes to the pastoral life; but the members find little satisfaction in the communal life. Instead of changing the world, they pursue self-centered paths that ultimately lead to tragedy.  Absorbing 1852 novel about love, idealism, and politics bristles with Hawthorne's perceptive wit and intelligence.

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