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Scarlet Letter

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ISBN-10: 154635784X

ISBN-13: 9781546357841

Edition: N/A

Authors: Nathanial Hawthorne, Edward Quilarque

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The Scarlet Letter, is a novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne published in 1850 and considered his cumbre.1 play is set in Puritan New England in the early seventeenth century and tells the story of Hester Prynne, a woman accused of adultery and condemned to wear on your chest letter 'a' adulterous. Hester refuses to reveal the identity of the father of her daughter, and tries to live with dignity in an unjust and hypocritical society. Hawthorne's novel addresses the issues of legalism, sin and guilt.In June 1642, in the puritanical city of Boston, a crowd gathers to witness the punishment of Hester Prynne, a young woman convicted of adultery and sentenced to wear a scarlet "A" for adulteress in…    
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Book details

List price: $10.99
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 4/27/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 182
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.41" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

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…