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The Blithedale Romance.

Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
Publisher: Auckland : Floating Press, 1852.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The residents of the Blithedale farm wish to make it into a modern Arcadia, free from the pollution of society. But they form such a varied, self-interested group, that their efforts are in vain. The misogynistic Hollingsworth wants to turn it into a sanctuary for reformed criminals; the exotic feminist Zenobia is helplessly attracted to Hollingsworth; and the narrator is an unreliable dandy with voyeuristic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Hawthorne
ISBN: 9781775417590 177541759X
OCLC Number: 609860638
Description: 1 online resource (364 pages)
Contents: Title; Contents; I --
Old Moodie; II --
Blithedale; III --
A Knot of Dreamers; IV --
The Supper-Table; V --
Until Bedtime; VI --
Coverdale's Sick-Chamber; VII --
The Convalescent; VIII --
A Modern Arcadia; IX --
Hollingsworth, Zenobia, Priscilla; X --
A Visitor from Town; XI --
The Wood-Path; XII --
Coverdale's Hermitage; XIII --
Zenobia's Legend; The Silvery Veil; XIV --
Eliot's Pulpit; XV --
A Crisis; XVI --
Leave-Takings; XVII --
The Hotel; XVIII --
The Boarding-House; XIX --
Zenobia's Drawing-Room; XX --
They Vanish; XXI --
An Old Acquaintance; XXII --
Fauntleroy; XXIII --
A Village Hall. XXIV --
The MasqueradersXXV --
The Three Together; XXVI --
Zenobia and Coverdale; XXVII --
Midnight; XXVIII --
Blithedale Pasture; XXIX --
Miles Coverdale's Confession.

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The residents of the Blithedale farm wish to make it into a modern Arcadia, free from the pollution of society. But they form such a varied, self-interested group, that their efforts are in vain. The misogynistic Hollingsworth wants to turn it into a sanctuary for reformed criminals; the exotic feminist Zenobia is helplessly attracted to Hollingsworth; and the narrator is an unreliable dandy with voyeuristic tendencies. Henry James called The Blithedale Romance the lightest and ...

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