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Nathaniel Hawthorne : a documentary volume

Author: Benjamin Franklin
Publisher: Detroit : Gale Group, ©2003.
Series: Dictionary of literary biography, v. 269.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Named Person: Nathaniel Hawthorne; Nathaniel Hathorne; Nathaniel Hawthorne
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Franklin
ISBN: 0787660132 9780787660130
OCLC Number: 50447587
Notes: "A Bruccoli Clark Layman book."
Description: xxiii, 465 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Books by Nathaniel Hawthorne --
Nathaniel Hawthorne: a chronology of his life and writings --
From obscurity to fame: Fanshawe, Twice-told tales, and Mosses from an Old Manse --
Young Hawthorne / James T. Fields, excerpts from Yesterdays with Authors. Facsimile: Poem by Hawthorne, "Moderate Views"; Facsimile: Hawthorne letter to Robert Manning, 9 December 1813; Facsimile: Verse by Hawthorne, circa 1815; Facsimile: Hawthorne letter to mother, 7 March 1820; Facsimile: First page of the rules of The Pin Society, 10 June 1820; Facsimile: First page of "The Spectator," 14 August 1820; Facsimile: Poem Hawthorne wrote at age sixteen; Box: Bowdoin College and Fanshawe; Facsimile: A flyleaf from Hawthorne's copy of the writings of Sallust; Facsimile: Hawthorne letter to Robert Manning, 12 August 1823 --
An anonymous novel --
William Leggett, review of Fanshawe, a Tale, The Critic, 22 November 1828. Facsimile: Page from Hawthorne's copy of The American Book-Keeper; Facsimile: Title page of Hawthorne's copy of Laws of Bowdoin College; Box: Repudiating Fanshawe --
Accumulating a Collection. Facsimile: Pages from the Salem Athenaeum register; Facsimile: Transfer and certificate passing Mary Manning's Athenaeum membership to Hawthorne --
Reviews of Twice-Told Tales --
Horatio Bridge, review, Age, 5 April 1837. Box: A children's author; Facsimile: Hawthorne inscription to Robert Manning --
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, review, North American Review, July 1837. Facsimile: First page of manuscript, "Time's Portraiture" --
Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, review, The New Yorker, 24 March 1838. Box: Calling on the Peabodys; Facsimile: Hawthorne inscription to Sophia Peabody; Box: A Weigher and Gauger; Facsimile: Hawthorne letter to Caleb Foote, 31 August 1840; Box: Hawthorne and Brook Farm; Facsimile: Hawthorne letter to George S. Hillard, 16 July 1841 The Enlarged Twice-Told Tales --
Edgar Allan Poe, review, Graham's Magazine, May 1842. Facsimile: Sophia Peabody letter to Mary W. Foote, 19 June 1842; Box: Making arrangements --
Reviews of Mosses from an Old Manse --
Margaret Fuller, review, New-York Daily Tribune, 22 June 1846. Box: The Hawthornes in Concord --
"The American Library: Mosses from an Old Manse," Blackwood's Magazine, November 1847. Box: An afternoon of ice skating; Facsimile: Window at the Old Manse incised with a diamond ring; Facsimile: First page of manuscript, "Buds and Bird-Voices"; Facsimile: Hawthorne letter to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 14 October 1846; Facsimile: Hawthorne letter to Charles Walker Webber, 15 December 1848; Facsimile: Henry David Thoreau's inscription to Hawthorne, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849) --
Edgar Allan Poe, "Tale-writing-Nathaniel Hawthorne," Godey's Lady's Book, November 1847. Facsimile: Ralph Waldo Emerson's inscription to Hawthorne, Nature, Addresses, and Lectures (1849); Box: Longfellow's Evangeline; Box: Lowell on Hawthorne; Box: Hawthorne and Melville --
Herman Melville, "Hawthorne and His Mosses," The Literary World, 17 and 24 August 1850. Box: A Literary Picnic; Box: Bryant's Mountain; Box: In praise of a Virginian; Facsimile: Herman Melville letter to Sophia Hawthorne, 8 January 1852 --
"A Hell-Fired Story": The Scarlet Letter --
Termination --
"The Salem Custom House," Salem Register, 11 June 1849. Facsimile: A customhouse receipt signed by Hawthorne, 18 April 1848 --
Publishing The Scarlet Letter --
James T. Fields, excerpt from Yesterdays with Authors. Facsimile: Hawthorne letter to Fields, 20 January 1850 --
Assaying the Custom House --
"The Scarlet Letter Prefix," Salem Register, 25 March 1850. Box: John D. Howard letter to Hawthorne, 23 March 1850; Box: The Preface to the Second Edition; Facsimile: Title page for the manuscript of The Scarlet Letter --
Reviews of The Scarlet Letter --
E. P. Whipple, review, Graham's Magazine, May 1850 --
Athenaeum, review, 15 June 1850 --
Anne W. Abbott, review, North American Review, July 1850 --
George B. Loring, review, Massachusetts Quarterly Review, September 1850 --
Arthur C. Coxe, "The Writings of Hawthorne," The Church Review, 4 January 1851. Facsimile: Hawthorne letter to George W. Childs, 15 September 1851 --
"Careering on the Utmost Verge of a Precipitous Absurdity": The House of the Seven Gables, A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys, and The Snow Image --
Publishing The House of the Seven Gables --
James T. Fields, excerpt from Yesterdays with Authors --
Reviews of The House of Seven Gables --
E. A. Duyckinck, review, Literary World, 26 April 1851. Facsimile: Page from the printer's copy; Box: Defining Romance --
George Ripley, review, Harper's New Monthly Magazine, May 1851. Box: An established reputation --
Henry T. Tuckerman, "Nathaniel Hawthorne," Southern Literary Messenger, June 1851. Facsimile: Hawthorne letter to William B. Pike, 2 September 1851 --
Hawthorne in 1851 --
James T. Fields, excerpt from Yesterdays with Authors --
Amory Dwight Mayo, "The Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne," Universalist Quarterly and General Review, July 1851. Box: B. W. Procter letter to Hawthorne, 6 November 1851; Facsimile: Hawthorne inscription to children in A Wonder Book; Box: The publication of A Wonder Book; Box: Amelie Bötta letter to Hawthorne, 7 July 1852 --
Mary Russell Mitford, "Nathaniel Hawthorne," excerpt from Recollections of a Literary Life (1852). Facsimile: Page from a Hawthorne notebook --
Praise for a Children's Book --
Robert Carter letter to Hawthorne, 10 February 1853. Box: Washington Irving letter to Hawthorne, 1852; Box: The publication of The Snow Image Literature and Politics: The Blithedale Romance, Life of Franklin Pierce, and Tanglewood Tales --
Publishing The Blithedale Romance --
James T. Fields, excerpt from Yesterdays with Authors. Facsimile: Page from a Hawthorne notebook 1835-1841; Facsimile: First page from a manuscript for "Feathertop"; Facsimile: Hawthorne letter to George Palmer Putnam, 15 July 1852; Facsimile: Page from a draft; Facsimile: Page from the fair-copy manuscript --
Reaction to The Blithedale Romance and The Life of Franklin Pierce --
William B. Pike letter to Hawthorne, 18 July 1852 --
George S. Hillard letter to Hawthorne, 27 July 1852 --
Elizabeth Palmer Peabody letter to the Hawthornes, 9 August 1852 --
Review of The Blithedale Romance, Christian Examiner, September 1852 --
Orestes Brownson, review of The Blithedale Romance, Brownson's Quarterly Review, October 1852 --
Electing Franklin Pierce. Box: Elizabeth Manning Hawthorne to Hawthorne, 23 September 1852; Box: Hawthorne letter to Horatio Bridge, 13 October 1852; Facsimile: Hawthorne letter to Bridge, 13 October 1852 --
Review of The Blithedale Romance, The American Whig Review, November 1852. Facsimile: Hawthorne letter to Senator Charles G. Atherton; Box: The Custom-House in Himself; Facsimile: Hawthorne letter to E. P. Whipple, 29 March 1853 --
Life Abroad and The Marble Faun --
Hawthorne Abroad --
James T. Fields, excerpt from Yesterdays with Authors. Facsimile: William L. Marcy letter appointing Hawthorne as consul, 17 April 1853; Facsimile: First page of manuscript, "Consular Experiences"; Facsimile: Franklin Pierce to Hawthorne, 15 October 1853; Facsimile: Hawthorne letter to Henry Bright, 20 January 1855 --
Reviews of The Marble Faun --
Henry Giles, "Literature," Boston Daily Courier, 5 April 1860 --
Review of Transformation, The Times, 7 April 1860. Box: Hawthorne letter to William D. Ticknor, 19 April 1860 --
James Russell Lowell, review, Atlantic Monthly, April 1860 --
"Nathaniel Hawthorne," The Universal Review of Politics, Literature and Social Science, May 1860. Facsimile: Hawthorne warrant authorizing transfer of a prisoner, 16 June 1856; Box: An Oxford portrait; Facsimile: Hawthorne letter about piracies of his books, 15 August 1857; Facsimile: Page from Hawthorne's notebook, spring 1858; Facsimile: Two pages from the printer's copy of the novel; Facsimile: Hawthorne inscription to E. M. Shaw in Transformation --
A Response to the Critics --
Elizabeth P. Peabody, "The Genius of Hawthorne," Atlantic Monthly, September 1868. Box: Hawthorne's Beatrice Cenci --
Last Years: Our Old Home --
Return to Concord --
James T. Fields, excerpt from Yesterdays with Authors. Facsimile: Henry David Thoreau's survey of Hawthorne's estate; Facsimile: Hawthorne letter to Joseph Henry, 3 April 1862; Facsimile: Hawthorne letter to Samuel M. Cleveland, 8 January 1863; Facsimile: First page of the manuscript, "To a Friend" --
Tributes --
Henry F. Chorley, "Nathaniel Hawthorne," Athenaeum, 11 June 1864 --
Oliver Wendell Holmes, "Hawthorne," Atlantic Monthly, July 1864. Box: The Saturday Club --
Edward Dicey, "Nathaniel Hawthorne," Macmillan's Magazine, 1864 --
George W. Curtis, "The Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne," North American Review, October 1864 --
Remembering and Assessing Hawthorne. Box: Rowse Portrait --
A Concord Memory --
Amos Bronson Alcott, "Hawthorne," Concord Days (1872) --
Assessments --
"Writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne," Southern Review, April 1870. Box: Sophia's Editing --
Henry T. Tuckerman, "Nathaniel Hawthorne," Lippincott's Magazine, May 1870 --
Leslie Stephen, "Nathaniel Hawthorne," Cornhill Magazine, July-December 1872 --
Henry James, "The Three American Novels," in Hawthorne (1879) --
Julian Hawthorne, "Hawthorne's Philosophy," Century Magazine, May 1886. Box: Melville's "Monody" --
Thomas Bradfield, "The Romances of Nathaniel Hawthorne," Westminister Review, 1894 --
The Hawthorne Centenary --
Address of Thomas Wentworth Higginson --
Address of Charles T. Copeland --
Address of Julia Ward Howe --
C. E. Frazer Clark Jr. and Hawthorne Bibliography --
The Publications of C. E. Frazer Clark Jr. Facsimile: Flyleaf from Hawthorne's copy of A New Critical Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language.
Series Title: Dictionary of literary biography, v. 269.
Responsibility: edited by Benjamin Franklin V.


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