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The Marble Faun.

Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne; Susan Manning
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, UK, 2002.
Series: Oxford world's classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nathaniel Hawthorne's romance concerns a group of American expatriates in mid-nineteenth century Italy, and their tragic encounter with the faun-like Italian count, Donatello. It is both a murder story and a parable of the Fall of Man, dominated by the fragility and durability of human life and art. - ;'any narrative of human action and adventure - whether we call it history or Romance - is certain to be a fragile  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hawthorne, Nathaniel.
Marble Faun.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, UK, ©2002
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Hawthorne; Susan Manning
ISBN: 9780191610752 0191610755 1283296713 9781283296717
OCLC Number: 756484809
Description: 1 online resource (430 pages).
Contents: Cover; Contents; Introduction; Note on the Text; Select Bibliography; A Chronology of Nathaniel Hawthorne; Maps; THE MARBLE FAUN; Postscript; Explanatory Notes.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics.

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Nathaniel Hawthorne's romance concerns a group of American expatriates in mid-nineteenth century Italy, and their tragic encounter with the faun-like Italian count, Donatello. It is both a murder story and a parable of the Fall of Man, dominated by the fragility and durability of human life and art. - ;'any narrative of human action and adventure - whether we call it history or Romance - is certain to be a fragile handiwork, more easily rent than mended'The fragility - and the durability - of human life and art dominate this story of American expatriates in Italy in the mid-nineteenth century.

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