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The Resource The scarlet letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne ; with an afterword by Jonty Claypole

The scarlet letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne ; with an afterword by Jonty Claypole

Label
The scarlet letter
Title
The scarlet letter
Statement of responsibility
Nathaniel Hawthorne ; with an afterword by Jonty Claypole
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in mid-17th century Boston, this tale of passion, puritanism and revenge is one of the foremost classics of American literature. Its heroine, Hester Prynne, is compelled by her own moral autonomy to wear the scarlet letter but she emerges as a woman with her integrity intact
Member of
Summary
In early colonial Massachusetts, a young woman endures the consequences of her sin of adultery and spends the rest of her life in atonement
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
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033071
Cataloging source
AU@
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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
bibliography
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1915-1998
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Kazin, Alfred
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True
Series statement
Collectors' library
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  • Boston (Mass.)
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Illegitimate children
  • Women immigrants
  • Married women
  • Puritans
  • Adultery
  • Revenge
  • Clergy
Target audience
adult
Label
The scarlet letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne ; with an afterword by Jonty Claypole
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published : 1850
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303)
Control code
ocn224628935
Dimensions
16 cm.
Extent
303 p.
Isbn
9781904633129
System control number
(OCoLC)224628935
Label
The scarlet letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne ; with an afterword by Jonty Claypole
Publication
Note
Originally published : 1850
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303)
Control code
ocn224628935
Dimensions
16 cm.
Extent
303 p.
Isbn
9781904633129
System control number
(OCoLC)224628935

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