THE BLITHEDALE ROMANCE by Nathaniel HawthorneTHE BLITHEDALE ROMANCE by Nathaniel Hawthorne

THE BLITHEDALE ROMANCE

byNathaniel Hawthorne

Paperback | July 15, 2003

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A group of Utopians, unhappy with dissolute, mid-19th-century America, takes to the pastoral life; but the members find little satisfaction in the communal life. Instead of changing the world, they pursue self-centered paths that ultimately lead to tragedy.  Absorbing 1852 novel about love, idealism, and politics bristles with Hawthorne's perceptive wit and intelligence.
Nathaniel Hawthorne was born on July 4, 1804 in Salem, Mass. When Hawthorne was four years old, his father died. Years later, with financial help from his maternal relatives who recognized his literary talent, Hawthorne was able to enroll in Bowdoin College. Among his classmates were the important literary and political figures Horatio...
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Title:THE BLITHEDALE ROMANCEFormat:PaperbackPublished:July 15, 2003Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:048642684X

ISBN - 13:9780486426846

Appropriate for ages: 14

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