The Resource The house of the seven gables, (electronic resource)

The house of the seven gables, (electronic resource)

Label
The house of the seven gables
Title
The house of the seven gables
Creator
Contributor
Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
First published in 1851, "The House of the Seven Gables" is Nathaniel Hawthorne's gothic novel which follows the fates of a New England family and their ancestral home. Inspired by a house in Salem Massachusetts which had belonged to the ancestors of Nathaniel Hawthorne who had played a part in the Salem Witch Trials, "The House of the Seven Gables" is the story of Hepzibah Pyncheon and her brother Clifford who has recently been released from prison after serving a thirty-three year sentence for murder. According to legend the mansion, which is built upon land acquired through unscrupulous circumstances by Hepzibah and Clifford's ancestor Colonel Pyncheon, carries with it a curse on the Pyncheons, following the family through the many generations that inherit it. Hawthorne brilliantly uses this curse to create a gloomy forbidding atmosphere around the Pyncheons and the house that they inhabit. As the novel draws to its conclusion the reader is filled with the suspenseful question as to whether or not Hepzibah and Clifford will be the final victims of the curse or if it is all just a silly superstition. This edition includes an introduction by George Parsons Lathrop and a biographical afterword
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1804-1864
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Hawthorne, Nathaniel
Dewey number
813/.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Haunted houses
  • Electronic books
  • Salem (Mass.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The house of the seven gables, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11981143
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11981143
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11981143
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11981143
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The house of the seven gables, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11981143
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11981143
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11981143
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11981143
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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