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Hester Prynne

Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: Philadelphia : Chelsa House, ©2004.
Series: Major literary characters.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains essays in which the authors present critical analyses of the character of Hester Prynne from Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Scarlet Letter," and consider her interaction with and influence on the novel's other characters.
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Named Person: Nathaniel Hawthorne; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Nathaniel Hawthorne
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Bloom
ISBN: 0791078841 9780791078846
OCLC Number: 54365084
Description: xiv, 240 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: The Analysis of Character / Harold Bloom --
Editor's Note --
Introduction / Harold Bloom --
Nathaniel Hawthorne and "The Scarlet Letter" / D.H. Lawrence --
The Antique Gentility of Hester Prynne / Edward Stone --
The Scarlet Letter / Charles Feidelson, Jr. --
The Scarlet Letter / Austin Warren --
Characterization in The Scarlet Letter / Walter Shear --
Hester Prynne as Secular Saint / Preston M. Browning, Jr. --
Footsteps of Ann Hutchinson : The Context of The Scarlet Letter / Michael J. Colacurcio --
Who? The Characters / Nina Baym --
Mother-Daughter Identification in The Scarlet Letter / Lois A. Cuddy --
The Fallen Woman and the Conflicted Author : Hawthorne and Hardy / Janis P. Stout --
Hester and the New Feminine Vision / Monica M. Elbert --
The Dark Labyrinth of Mind : Hawthorne, Authorship, and Slavery / Leland S. Person --
Character Profile.
Series Title: Major literary characters.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.
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