Fanshawe (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Fanshawe (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Nathaniel Hawthorne
     
 

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Hawthorne's first novel, published anonymously in 1828, was only printed under his name following his death.  During his life, he burned every copy he could find.  But modern readers are apt to be more forgiving of this gothic-tinged romance based on Hawthorne's experiences at Bowdoin College.

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Hawthorne's first novel, published anonymously in 1828, was only printed under his name following his death.  During his life, he burned every copy he could find.  But modern readers are apt to be more forgiving of this gothic-tinged romance based on Hawthorne's experiences at Bowdoin College.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411438668
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
02/22/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
102
File size:
0 MB

Meet the Author

Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) was an American novelist and short-story writer whose works were notable for their strong moral focus, hatred of hypocrisy, and a use of symbolism so lush and Romantic as to almost constitute in itself a counter-argument to any morality but art for art's sake.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
July 4, 1804
Date of Death:
May 19, 1864
Place of Birth:
Salem, Massachusetts
Place of Death:
Plymouth, New Hampshire
Education:
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, 1824

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