Young Goodman Brown and Other Tales
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Young Goodman Brown and Other Tales

by Nathaniel Hawthorne
     
 

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This selection of twenty of Hawthorne's most important tales begins with 'The Gentle Boy', published in 1832, and concludes with 'Ethan Brand', which first appeared in 1850. Rich in allegory and imaginative symbolism, the tales illustrate the development of Hawthorne's preoccupations with the themes of guilt and secrecy, intellectual and moral pride, with the…  See more details below

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This selection of twenty of Hawthorne's most important tales begins with 'The Gentle Boy', published in 1832, and concludes with 'Ethan Brand', which first appeared in 1850. Rich in allegory and imaginative symbolism, the tales illustrate the development of Hawthorne's preoccupations with the themes of guilt and secrecy, intellectual and moral pride, with the aesthetic representation of the supernatural, and with the decadence (as he perceived it) of New England Puritanism.

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ISBN-13:
9780192836007
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/28/1999
Series:
Oxford World's Classics Series
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 5.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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