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The Salem world of Nathaniel Hawthorne

by Margaret B. Moore

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Published by University of Missouri Press in Columbia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Salem (Mass.)
    • Subjects:
    • Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864 -- Homes and haunts -- Massachusetts -- Salem.,
    • Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864 -- Knowledge -- Salem (Mass.),
    • Historical fiction, American -- History and criticism.,
    • Novelists, American -- 19th century -- Biography.,
    • Salem (Mass.) -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.,
    • Salem (Mass.) -- In literature.,
    • Salem (Mass.) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-282) and index.

      StatementMargaret B. Moore.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS1884 .M66 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 290 p. ;
      Number of Pages290
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL691029M
      ISBN 100826211496
      LC Control Number97038150

        Nathaniel Hawthorne (/ˈhɔːˌθɔːrn/; born Nathaniel Hathorne; July 4, – ) was an American novelist, Dark Romantic, and short story writer. About the book: https://www. Graduates from College, Withdraws from World. Hawthorne graduates from Bowdoin and moves in with family back in Salem. He begins a decade-long period of intense isolation from the world. He takes his meals alone, rarely sees friends or family, and spends most of his time writing.

      Salem, Mass., one of the great masters of American fiction. His novels and tales are penetrating explorations of moral and spiritual conflicts. Early Life and Works Descended from a prominent Puritan family, Hawthorne was the son of a sea captain who died when Nathaniel was 4 years old. When he was 14 he and his mother moved to a lonely farm in. Nathaniel Hawthorne was the creator of such beloved works as Twice-Told Tales, A Wonder Book for Boys and Girls, The House of the Seven Gables and spine-chilling tales like Roger Malvin's Burial. Scion of an old Puritan family from Salem, Massachusetts, Hawthorne was 3/5(22).

      November by Deborah F. Vernon Nathaniel Hawthorne (–) was born in Salem, Massachusetts. He was the descendant of one of the first families to settle in Salem, the Hathornes. By the time he was born, the family name had fallen from its place of distinction. This was due to his great-great-grandfather, William Hathorne, and his great-grandfather, Colonel John. The birthplace of Nathaniel Hawthorne has been moved from its original location in Salem, to the area on the wharf inside the House of Seven Gables grounds. Take the tour to see this piece of history/5(19).


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In The Salem World of Nathaniel Hawthorne, Margaret B. Moore thoroughly investigates Hawthorne's family, his education before. Nathaniel Hawthorne felt a strong attachment to Salem. No matter what he wrote about the town, it was the locale for many of his stories, sketches, a novel, and a fragmentary novel.

Salem history haunted him, and Salem people fascinated him. And Salem seems to have a perennial fascination for readers, not just for Hawthorne : Paperback. Nathaniel Hawthorne - Nathaniel Hawthorne - Return to Salem: A growing family and mounting debts compelled the Hawthornes’ return in to Salem, where Nathaniel was appointed surveyor of the Custom House by the Polk administration (Hawthorne had always been a loyal Democrat and pulled all the political strings he could to get this appointment).

Complete summary of Margaret B. Moore's The Salem World of Nathaniel Hawthorne. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Salem World of Nathaniel Hawthorne. Early years. Hawthorne’s ancestors had lived in Salem since the 17th century. His earliest American ancestor, William Hathorne (Nathaniel added the w to the name when he began to write), was a magistrate who had sentenced a Quaker woman to public whipping.

He had acted as a staunch defender of Puritan orthodoxy, with its zealous advocacy of a “pure,” unaffected form of religious worship. - Nathaniel Hawthorne’s world-renowned novel, The House of the Seven Gables is published. Inspired by the mansion, it helped make the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion one of the most famous historic houses in America.

- Salem State College, now known as Salem State University, is founded. A major educational and cultural resource of the.

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The Salem World of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Margaret B. Moore,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1). The Scarlet Letter: A Romance is a work of historical fiction by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne, published in Set in Puritan Massachusetts Bay Colony during the years tothe novel tells the story of Hester Prynne who conceives a daughter through an affair and then struggles to create a new life of repentance and ning a number of religious and historic Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Looking for books by Nathaniel Hawthorne. See all books authored by Nathaniel Hawthorne, including The Scarlet Letter, and The House of the Seven Gables, and more on Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American short story writer and novelist.

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An examination of the life behind Nathaniel Hawthorne and his best selling book. Nathaniel Hawthorne was born on July 4,in Salem, Massachusetts; his birthplace is. By tracing the effect of Salem on Hawthorne's writing, The Salem World of Nathaniel Hawthorne makes clear that Hawthorne not only was aware of his "own dear native place" but also drew upon it consciously and subconsciously in his work.

This book contributes to a better understanding of Hawthorne as man and writer and of Salem's vital part in Pages: Hawthorne's father died at sea in of yellow fever when Hawthorne was only four years old, and Nathaniel was raised secluded from the world by his mother.

Hawthorne attended Bowdoin College in Maine from –, befriending classmates Henry. On images of the Salem Witch Trials in historical romance, horror, and collective memory.

Nathaniel Hawthorne famously complained, in the Preface to his novel The Marble Faun (), about “the difficulty of writing a romance about a country where there is no shadow, no antiquity, no mystery, no picturesque and gloomy wrong.” It’s easy, and certainly salient, to note the irony of an.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Salem world of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Margaret B. Moore,University of Missouri Press edition, in EnglishCited by: 9.Nathaniel Hawthorne was born in Salem, Massachusetts, in His family descended from the earliest settlers of the Massachusetts Bay Colony; among his forebears was John Hathorne (Hawthorne added the “w” to his name when he began to write), one of the judges at the Salem witch trials.Excerpt from The Salem World of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Margaret B.

Moore (courtesy of University of Missouri Press, ). In this excerpt Margaret Moore provides an overview of Hawthorne's treatment of Native Americans as subjects in his writings. The first few years after Hawthorne's Bowdoin career also saw many other issues come to the fore or become hotter than ever.