The Cambridge Companion to Nathaniel Hawthorne / Edition 1

The Cambridge Companion to Nathaniel Hawthorne / Edition 1

by Richard H. Millington
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521002044

ISBN-13: 9780521002042

Pub. Date: 07/01/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The specially commissioned essays collected in this volume establish new parameters for both scholarly and classroom discussion of Hawthorne. This Companion provides fresh perspectives on Hawthorne's classic works, and on topics such as Hawthorne's relationship to history, women, politics, and early America. It brings together a team of leading international

Overview

The specially commissioned essays collected in this volume establish new parameters for both scholarly and classroom discussion of Hawthorne. This Companion provides fresh perspectives on Hawthorne's classic works, and on topics such as Hawthorne's relationship to history, women, politics, and early America. It brings together a team of leading international scholars to offer the most comprehensive introduction available to Hawthorne's work and life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521002042
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/01/2004
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Chronology of Hawthorne's life; Introduction Richard H. Millington; 1. Hawthorne's labors in Concord Larry J. Reynolds; 2. Hawthorne as cultural theorist Joel Pfister; 3. Hawthorne and American masculinity T. Walter Herbert; 4. Hawthorne and the question of women Alison Easton; 5. Hawthorne, modernity, and the literary sketch Kristie Hamilton; 6. Hawthorne's American history Gillian Brown; 7. Hawthorne and the writing of childhood Karen Sanchez-Eppler; 8. Love and politics, sympathy and justice in The Scarlet Letter Brook Thomas; 9. The marvelous queer interiors of The House of the Seven Gables Christopher Castiglia; 10. Sympathy and reform in The Blithedale Romance Robert S. Levine; 11. Perplexity, sympathy, and the question of the human: a reading of The Marble Faun Emily Miller Budick; 12. Whose Hawthorne? Gordon Hutner.

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