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The scarlet letter : a reading

Author: Nina Baym
Publisher: Boston : Twayne, ©1986.
Series: Twayne's masterwork studies, no. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Analyzes the plot, setting, characters, themes, and symbolism in Hawthorne's novel, and discusses the purpose of its "Custom-house" portion.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Baym, Nina.
Scarlet letter.
Boston : Twayne, ©1986
(OCoLC)570895841
Named Person: Nathaniel Hawthorne; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Nathaniel (1804-1864) Hawthorne; Nathaniel Hawthorne
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nina Baym
ISBN: 0805779574 9780805779578 0805780017 9780805780017
OCLC Number: 13456437
Description: xxix, 116 pages : portrait ; 23 cm.
Contents: Chronology of Nathaniel Hawthorne's life --
The historical context --
The importance of The scarlet letter --
The critical reception --
What? The story --
Where? The setting --
Who? The characters --
The scarlet letter in The scarlet letter --
Themes in The scarlet letter --
The scarlet letter and "the custom-house" --
Bibliography of selected primary works --
Bibliography of selected secondary works.
Series Title: Twayne's masterwork studies, no. 1.
Responsibility: Nina Baym.

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Analyzes the plot, setting, characters, themes, and symbolism in Hawthorne's novel, and discusses the purpose of its "Custom-house" portion.

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