Mosses from an Old Manse
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Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC
Binding: Trade Cloth
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.06" tall
1846. Hawthorne, who, like Edgar Allan Poe, took a dark view of human nature, was a central figure in the American Renaissance. His best-known works include The Scarlett Letter and The House of the Seven Gables. Nathaniel Hawthorne's second story collection features Young Goodman Brown, The Birthmark, and Rappaccini's Daughter. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
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 Bridge, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Franklin Pierce. These friends supplied Hawthorne with employment during the early years after graduation while Hawthorne was still establishing himself as a legitimate author. Hawthorne's first novel, Fanshawe, which he self-published in 1928, wasn't quite the success that he had hoped it would be. Not willing to give More...
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