The Cambridge Companion to Nathaniel Hawthorne by Richard H. MillingtonThe Cambridge Companion to Nathaniel Hawthorne by Richard H. Millington

The Cambridge Companion to Nathaniel Hawthorne

EditorRichard H. Millington

Paperback | October 25, 2004

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The specially commissioned essays collected in this volume establish new parameters for both scholarly and classroom discussion of Hawthorne. This Companion provides fresh perspectives on Hawthorne's classic works, and on topics such as Hawthorne's relationship to history, women, politics, and early America. It brings together a team of leading international scholars to offer the most comprehensive introduction available to Hawthorne's work and life.
Title:The Cambridge Companion to Nathaniel HawthorneFormat:PaperbackDimensions:308 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.63 inPublished:October 25, 2004Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521002044

ISBN - 13:9780521002042


Table of Contents

Chronology of Hawthorne's life; Introduction Richard H. Millington; 1. Hawthorne's labors in Concord Larry J. Reynolds; 2. Hawthorne as cultural theorist Joel Pfister; 3. Hawthorne and American masculinity T. Walter Herbert; 4. Hawthorne and the question of women Alison Easton; 5. Hawthorne, modernity, and the literary sketch Kristie Hamilton; 6. Hawthorne's American history Gillian Brown; 7. Hawthorne and the writing of childhood Karen Sanchez-Eppler; 8. Love and politics, sympathy and justice in The Scarlet Letter Brook Thomas; 9. The marvelous queer interiors of The House of the Seven Gables Christopher Castiglia; 10. Sympathy and reform in The Blithedale Romance Robert S. Levine; 11. Perplexity, sympathy, and the question of the human: a reading of The Marble Faun Emily Miller Budick; 12. Whose Hawthorne? Gordon Hutner.

Editorial Reviews

"...readable and useful to a broad audience." M.S. Stephenson, University of Texas at Brownsville, CHOICE