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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2002) 2000 (1): 29–43.
Published: 01 September 2002
... on The Scarlet Letter. As usual, The Scarlet Letter and The Marble Faun receive the pre- ponderance of comment, usually of a New Historical bent that reads Hawthorne’s last completed novel, for example, as an antebellum text of racial import. Patricia Crain’s The Story of A: The Alphabetization...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2003) 2001 (1): 27–48.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Brenda Wineapple Duke University Press 2003 2 Hawthorne Brenda Wineapple A cornucopia of essays on The Scarlet Letter celebrates the 150th birthday of Hawthorne’s novel as does a special issue of SAF that contains excellent contributions by T. Walter Herbert and Michael T...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2017) 2015 (1): 23–32.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to recent years, not a single publication lingered on The Marble Faun as a source for analysis, with all articles but one exploring The Scarlet Letter or The House of the Seven Gables. Along with psychoanalytic approaches, intertextuality and influ- ences remained sturdy windows through which...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2016) 2014 (1): 21–31.
Published: 01 September 2016
... pieces interacting with the work of Sha- ron Cameron, Theo Davis turns to Hawthorne’s tales and novels in order to contemplate his “fury at the nature of forms, and the taking-form which life entails.” Drawing on “A Select Party,” “Artist of the Beauti- ful,” “Feathertop,” and The Scarlet Letter...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2010) 2008 (1): 29–41.
Published: 01 September 2010
...,’ ” reads The Scarlet Letter as caution- ary ghost story and The House of the Seven Gables as “a tale of revenge directed at the obtuse and gullible as well as the politically corrupt.” Chapter 6, “Transformative Violence at Home and Abroad,” examines the author’s reaction to violence in the 1850s in...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2011) 2009 (1): 31–43.
Published: 01 September 2011
... important role in fixing Hawthorne’s perceptions of England. Like many British, Hawthorne perceived of the Welsh as “wild”; Hall uses this representa- tion to argue that Hawthorne used the wild in his fiction, including The Scarlet Letter, to work through his own anxiety and desire. A selection of...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2007) 2005 (1): 29–54.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Critical Edition of The Scarlet Letter. With its inclusion of essays emphasizing varied critical approaches and cultural contexts in recent scholarship, this new edition shares the central concern of what is arguably the most important contribution to Hawthorne scholarship this year, the collection...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2009) 2007 (1): 35–48.
Published: 01 September 2009
... idea, one that makes a space without difference or change.” Hawthorne’s constructions in “The Minister’s Black Veil,” The Scarlet Letter, The Blithedale Romance, The House of the Seven Gables, and the American Notebooks are an “engaging vacancy” where the author “both figures and asks his...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2015) 2013 (1): 23–36.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and social evolution. For the novelist, “anxieties about biological, as opposed to biblical, heredity lay at the heart” of much of his writing, including The Scarlet Letter, The House of the Seven Gables, The Marble Faun, and Our Old Home, which reveals more specific “anxieties and...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2005) 2003 (1): 33–45.
Published: 01 September 2005
... provides no startlingly new revelations about Hawthorne’s life, yet despite her customary interpretive caution she makes several assertions sure to incite comment. She claims on the basis of comments by Sophia and Horace Conolly that The Scarlet Letter was begun long before Haw- thorne was fired from...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2006) 2004 (1): 31–49.
Published: 01 September 2006
... career. It is one thing to limit the book to Hawthorne’s life from age 38 to death, but quite another to tell that story without even once mentioning Herman Melville. In an important new source study, The Threads of  The Scarlet Letter: A Study of Hawthorne’s Transformative Art (Delaware, 2003...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2008) 2006 (1): 33–52.
Published: 01 September 2008
... sexuality and property that sees Fourierism as an extreme attack on monogamy and paternity. He argues that Fou- rierism is “an absent presence” in some early stories and in The Scarlet Letter (where Hawthorne implicitly challenges Fourierist theory) and that representations of Fourier are “crucial to...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2001) 1999 (1): 33–52.
Published: 01 September 2001
... social responsibility. This bifurcation in a sense motivates ‘‘The Custom-House’’ and accounts for Hawthorne’s insistence on its being published. Similarly, Hawthorne’s sense of failure haunts McCall’s reading of The Scarlet Letter in his fifth chapter, ‘‘The Tongue of Flame which serves as an...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2014) 2012 (1): 21–32.
Published: 01 September 2014
... work. Criticism focusing on The Scarlet Letterand The Marble Faun domi- nates, and queer readings of various texts appear alongside deliberations featuring transatlanticism and aesthetics. Additionally, a special issue of the Nathaniel Hawthorne Review (38, ii) adds color and texture to a...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2004) 2002 (1): 25–38.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Daughter The Scarlet Letter, The Blithedale Romance, The Marble Faun, and the unfinished manuscripts of his final years. In Fanshawe Hawthorne seeks to rehabilitate the image of authorship by portraying the author as an ‘‘intellectual hero After the failure of Fanshawe his portraits of authors in his...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2000) 1998 (1): 29–44.
Published: 01 September 2000
... nature, his own fancies about the prohibited body of Fuller, the body which, if touched, would have proved poisonous to his relationship with Fuller but also, of course, to his relationship with Sophia Then, arguing that Hawthorne, in e√ect, rewrites ‘‘Rappaccini’s Daughter’’ as The Scarlet Letter...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2012) 2010 (1): 37–51.
Published: 01 September 2012
... authors became increasingly the specialty of university and public libraries. Bruccoli’s “Notes on the Destruction of The Scarlet Let- ter Manuscript” ( pp. 112–14) questions Julian Hawthorne’s role in the matter and notes his “irrational sense of outraged wallet.” And “Con- cealed Printings in...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2013) 2011 (1): 23–34.
Published: 01 September 2013
... fiction. Betjemann positions Hawthorne within the broader contours of American artisanship as practiced between 1840 and 1920 and offers a richly interdisciplinary context in which to read such works as “Rappaccini’s Daughter,” The Scarlet Letter, The House of the Seven Gables, and “Drowne’s...
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2004) 2002 (1): 443–524.
Published: 01 September 2004
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American Literary Scholarship (1 September 2002) 2000 (1): 451–519.
Published: 01 September 2002