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The impact of Franklin Pierce on Nathaniel Hawthorne : friendship, politics, and the literary imagination

Author: Richard Williamson
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Demonstrates how Nathaniel Hawthorne's lifelong friendship with Franklin Pierce influenced the author's literary imagination, often prompting him to transform Pierce from his historical personage  Read more...

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Named Person: Nathaniel Hawthorne; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Franklin Pierce; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Nathaniel Hawthorne
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Williamson
ISBN: 0773456473 9780773456471
OCLC Number: 74492256
Description: vi, 164 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Hawthorne and Pierce at Bowdoin College; 2. Romantic Transformations in Fanshawe; 3. Duty and Dilemma in the Life of Franklin Pierce; 4. The Septimius Romances and the Dedication of Our Old Home; 5. Responses to the Hawthorne-Pierce Friendship; 6. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Richard J. Williamson.

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"...readers will find this study to be remarkably informative in its detailed exploration of the various significant aspects of the Hawthorne-Pierce relationship..." - Professor David B. Kesterson, Read more...

 
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