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The scarlet letter : a romance

Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 2003.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A young woman, publicly scorned for bearing an illegitimate child, refuses to be vanquished by the seventeenth-century Boston community.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Hawthorne
ISBN: 0142437263 9780142437261
OCLC Number: 51794062
Notes: The text is that of the Centenary ed. of the works of Nathaniel Hawthorne published by Ohio State University Press.
Description: xxxi, 238 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Nathaniel Hawthorne ; with an introduction by Nina Baym and notes by Thomas E. Connolly.
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A story of Hester Prynne, a married woman who has an affair and gives birth to an illegitimate daughter. Condemned by society for her adultery, she is forced to wear a scarlet A for 'Adulteress' on  Read more...

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"[Nathaniel Hawthorne] recaptured, for his New England, the essence of Greek tragedy." --Malcolm Cowley

 
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