Nathaniel Hawthorne: Nine Non-Fiction Books

Nathaniel Hawthorne: Nine Non-Fiction Books

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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This file includes: Passages from the American Note-Books, Passages from the English Note-Books, Passages from the French and Italian Note-Books, Biographical Studies, True Stories of History and Biography, Sketches and Studies, Our Old Home, Journal of an African Cruiser, and The Whole History of Grandfather's Chair. According to Wikipedia: "Hawthorne attended Bowdoin College and graduated in 1825; his classmates included future president Franklin Pierce and future poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Hawthorne anonymously published his first work, a novel titled Fanshawe, in 1828. He published several short stories in various periodicals which he collected in 1837 as Twice-Told Tales. The next year, he became engaged to Sophia Peabody. He worked at a Custom House and joined Brook Farm, a transcendentalist community, before marrying Peabody in 1842. The couple moved to The Old Manse in Concord, Massachusetts, later moving to Salem, the Berkshires, then to The Wayside in Concord. The Scarlet Letter was published in 1850, followed by a succession of other novels. A political appointment took Hawthorne and family to Europe before their return to The Wayside in 1860. Hawthorne died on May 19, 1864, leaving behind his wife and their three children. Much of Hawthorne's writing centers around New England, many works featuring moral allegories with a Puritan inspiration."

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ISBN-13: 9781455393497
Publisher: Seltzer Books
Publication date: 12/20/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

One of the greatest authors in American literature, Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) was a novelist and short story writer born in Salem, Massachusetts. Hawthorne’s best-known books include The House of the Seven Gables and The Scarlet Letter, works marked by a psychological depth and moral insight seldom equaled by other writers.

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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