A Historical Guide to Nathaniel Hawthorne by Larry J. ReynoldsA Historical Guide to Nathaniel Hawthorne by Larry J. Reynolds

A Historical Guide to Nathaniel Hawthorne

EditorLarry J. Reynolds

Paperback | May 15, 2001

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Nathaniel Hawthorne remains one of the most widely read and taught of American authors. This Historical Guide collects a number of original essays by Hawthorne scholars that place the author in historical context. Like other volumes in the series, A Historical Guide to Nathaniel Hawthorneincludes an introduction, a brief biography, a bibliographical essay, and an illustrated chronology of the author's life and times. Combining cultural criticism with historical scholarship, this volume addresses a wide range of topics relevant to Hawthorne's work, including his relationship toslavery, children, mesmerism, and the visual arts.
Larry J. Reynolds is Professor of English and Thomas Franklin Mayon Professor of Liberal Arts at Texas AandM University. He is a former President of the Nathaniel Hawthorne Society and is currently the Executive Secretary of the Margaret Fuller Society.
Title:A Historical Guide to Nathaniel HawthorneFormat:PaperbackPublished:May 15, 2001Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195124146

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Table of Contents

Larry J. Reynolds: Introduction1. Brenda Wineapple: Marble and Mud: A Biographical Sketch2. Samuel Coale: Mysteries of Mesmerism: Hawthorne's Haunted House3. Gillian Brown: Hawthorne and Children in the Nineteenth Century: Daughters, Flowers, Stories4. Rita K. Gollin: Hawthorne and the Visual Arts5. Jean Fagan Yellin: Nathaniel Hawthorne and the Slavery Question6. Illustrated Chronology7. Leland S. Person: Hawthorne and History: A Bibliographical EssayContributorsIndex