Hawthorne's Short Stories
ISBN: 0307741214
EAN13: 9780307741219
Language: English
Release Date: Jan 11, 2011
Pages: 448
Dimensions: 1.1" H x 7.95" L x 5.12" W
Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Twenty-four of the best short stories by one of the early masters of the form, in the definitive collection edited by acclaimed scholar Newton Arvin.

Nathaniel Hawthorne was one of the greatest American writers of the nineteenth century, and some of his most powerful work was in the form of fable-like tales that make rich use of allegory and symbolism. The dark beauty and moral force of his imagination are evident in such enduring masterpieces as Young Goodman Brown, in which a young man who believes he has witnessed a satanic initiation can never see his pious neighbors the same way again; Rappaccini's Daughter, about a lovely young girl who has been raised in isolation among dangerous poisons; and The Birthmark, in which a scientist obsessed with perfection destroys the flaw that makes his otherwise flawless wife both beautiful and human.

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