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The Scarlet Letter (Penguin Classics)

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A stark and allegorical tale of adultery, guilt, and social repression in Puritan New England, The Scarlet Letter is a foundational work of American literature. Nathaniel Hawthorne's exploration of the dichotomy between the public and private self, internal passion and external convention, gives us the unforgettable Hester Prynne, who discovers strength in the face of ostracism and emerges as a heroine ahead of her time.

 

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Set in the harsh Puritan community of 17th-century Boston, this is a tale of an adulterous entanglement that results in an illegitimate birth. The mother of the child, Hester Prynne, is publicly disgraced and ostracized, but emerges as a true heroine of American fiction.

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'Set in the harsh Puritan community of seventeenth-century Massachusetts, this tale of an adulterous entanglement resulting in an illegitimate birth engendered the first true heroine of American fiction.

Introduction by Nina Baym

Notes by Thomas E. Connolly'

Synopsis:

Set in the harsh Puritan community of seventeenth-century Massachusetts, this tale of an adulterous entanglement resulting in an illegitimate birth engendered the first true heroine of American fiction.

Introduction by Nina Baym

Notes by Thomas E. Connolly

About the Author

Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1865) was born in Salem, Massachusetts, where he wrote short stories of American colonial history.

Nina Baym is the director of the School of Humanities and professor of English at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780142437261
Introduction:
Baym, Nina
Notes by:
Connolly, Thomas E.
Author:
Connolly, Thomas E.
Author:
Hawthorne, Nathaniel
Author:
Baym, Nina
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
London
Subject:
General
Subject:
Women
Subject:
History
Subject:
Massachusetts
Subject:
Adultery
Subject:
Married women
Subject:
Clergy
Subject:
Puritans
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Penguin Classics
Series Volume:
1.
Publication Date:
20021231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
7.79x5.08x.65 in. .48 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details 272 pages Penguin Books - English 9780142437261 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Set in the harsh Puritan community of 17th-century Boston, this is a tale of an adulterous entanglement that results in an illegitimate birth. The mother of the child, Hester Prynne, is publicly disgraced and ostracized, but emerges as a true heroine of American fiction.
"Synopsis" by , 'Set in the harsh Puritan community of seventeenth-century Massachusetts, this tale of an adulterous entanglement resulting in an illegitimate birth engendered the first true heroine of American fiction.

Introduction by Nina Baym

Notes by Thomas E. Connolly'

"Synopsis" by , Set in the harsh Puritan community of seventeenth-century Massachusetts, this tale of an adulterous entanglement resulting in an illegitimate birth engendered the first true heroine of American fiction.

Introduction by Nina Baym

Notes by Thomas E. Connolly

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