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Read online The Scarlet Letter: A Romance (Burt's Library of the World's Best Books) .pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Scarlet Letter: A Romance (Burt's Library of the World's Best Books) Nathaniel Hawthorne s most famous novel was published in and takes place in Puritan New England focusing on a community where a beautiful young woman Hester Prynne and her illegitimate child are subject to persecution and ostracism while the mother refuses to name her co conspirator in adultery and the father of her child burns up with secret guilt and shame Hawthorne s family history caused much of his interest in this time period but his spiritual leanings toward the popular Transcendental movement precipitated this classic novel where oppression injustice and intolerance and their consequences are explored in turn by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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The Scarlet Letter: A Romance (Burt's Library of the World's Best Books)
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The Birthmark, The Blithedale Romance, Twice-Told Tales, The Scarlet Letter, The Minister's Black Veil, The House of the Seven Gables, Young Goodman Brown, The Scarlet Letter and Other Writings, Rappaccini's Daughter, Young Goodman Brown and Other Short Stories
The sexton stood in the porch of Milford meeting house pulling busily at the bell rope The old people of the village came stooping along the street Children with bright faces tripped merrily beside their parents or mimicked a graver gait in the conscious dignity of their Sunday clothes Spruce bachelors looked sidelong at the pretty maidens and fancied that the Sabbath sunshine made them prettier than on week days When the throng had mostly streamed into the porch the sexton began to toll the bell keeping his eye on the Reverend Mr Hoopers door The first glimpse of the clergymans figure was the signal for the bell to cease its summons, Large Format for easy reading Classic novel set in th century New England and drawing on the author s own earlier experiences at the Utopian community Brook Farm, Twice Told tales originally published in revised amp republished by Hawthorne in is the most famous collection of Hawthorne s stories All of Hawthorne s great gifts amp the features that make him not only one of the greatest but one of the most contemporary American authors are on full display here br Book One contents include The Gray Champion Sunday at Home The Wedding Knell The Minister s Black Veil The Maypole of MerryMount The Gentle Boy Mr Higgingotham s Catastrophe Little Annie s Ramble Wakefield A Bill from the Town Pump The Great Carbuncle The Prophetic Pictures David Swan Sights from a Steeple The Hollow of the Three Hills The Toll Gatherer s Day Book Two contents include Nathaniel Hawthorne by Henry James The Great Stone Face The Vision of the Fountain Fancy s Show Box Dr Heidegger s Experiment Legends of the Province House I Howe s Masquerade II Edward Randolph s Portrait III Lady Eleanore s Mantle IV Old Esther Dudley The Haunted Mind The Village Uncle The Ambitious Guest The Sister Years Snowflakes The Seven Vagabonds, Set in the harsh Puritan community of seventeenth century Boston this tale of an adulterous entanglement that results in an illegitimate birth reveals Nathaniel Hawthorne s concerns with the tension between the public and the private selves Publicly disgraced and ostracized Hester Prynne draws on her inner strength and certainty of spirit to emerge as the first true heroine of American fiction Arthur Dimmesdale trapped by the rules of society stands as a classic study of a self divided