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Twentieth century interpretations of The scarlet letter ; a collection of critical essays

Author: John C Gerber
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, [1968]
Series: A Spectrum book, S-820; Twentieth century interpretations.
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A collection of critical and expository essays on The scarlet letter.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Nathaniel Hawthorne; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Nathaniel Hawthorne
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John C Gerber
OCLC Number: 171265
Description: viii, 120 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction / John B. Gerber --
Part One. Background --
First appearance of themes in The scarlet letter / Nathaniel Hawthorne : from The American notebooks --
First appearance of Hester in Hawthorne's works / Nathaniel Hawthorne : from "Endicott and the red cross" --
The nature of the romance / Nathaniel Hawthorne : from the preface to The house of the seven gables --
Sources for details / Charles Ryskamp --
The New England sources of The scarlet letter --
Puritanism / Joseph Schwartz --
Three aspects of Hawthorne's Puritanism --
Part Two. Form --
The four-part structure / Gordon Roper : from the Introduction to The scarlet letter and selected prose works --
The frame structure / Leland Schubertz : from Hawthorne, the artist --
Three epic quests / Hugh N. Maclean : from "Hawthorne's Scarlet letter : 'The dark problem of this life'" --
Part Three. Techniques --
Allegory and symbolism / F.O. Matthiessen : from American renaissance --
Irony / Richard Harter Fogle : from Hawthorne's fiction : the light and the dark --
Ambiguity / Hyatt H. Waggoner : from "Art and belief" --
Dichotomy / Donald A. Ringe : from "Hawthorne's psychology of the head and the heart" --
Archetype / William Bysshe Stein : from Hawthorne's Faust --
Part Four. Interpretations --
The range of interpretations : The scarlet letter and its modern critics / Charles Child Walcutt --
Damnation : Dimmesdale's fall / Edward H. Davidson --
Frustration and guilt : the ruined wall / Frederick C. Crews --
Sin, isolation, and reunion : form and content in The scarlet letter / John C. Gerber --
Passion : The scarlet letter as a love story / Ernest Sandeen --
Redemption through denial : from "Achievement and frustration" / Leslie A. Fiedler.
Series Title: A Spectrum book, S-820; Twentieth century interpretations.
Other Titles: Scarlet letter.
Responsibility: edited by John C. Gerber.

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A collection of critical and expository essays on The scarlet letter.

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