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Julian Hawthorne : the life of a prodigal son

Author: Gary Scharnhorst
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Julian Hawthorne (1846-1934), Nathaniel Hawthorne's only son, lived a long and influential life marked by bad circumstances and worse choices. Raised among luminaries such as Thoreau, Emerson, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Julian Hawthorne; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Julian Hawthorne; Nathaniel Hawthorne
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Scharnhorst
ISBN: 9780252038341 0252038347
OCLC Number: 861676582
Description: xiv, 253 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1. The heir --
1846-64: "I do not at all despair of seeing him grown up a gentleman" --
1864-74: "Julian inherits the princely dispositon of his father" --
Part 2. The hack. 1874-81: "My reputation is much sounder than my bank account" --
1881-86: "My chief annoyance is that I should have to write in order to live" --
1887-96: "The literary profession is no sinecure" --
Part 3. The shadow --
1897-1907: "I did a few things for them and gave them some sage counsel" --
1908-14: "Whatever disgrace attaches to this affair belongs not to me" --
1915-34: " I am an old man and I know the world".
Responsibility: Gary Scharnhorst.

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