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American Literary Scholarship (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 of America...
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American Literary Scholarship (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 (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 (2020) 2018 (1): 25–30.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Karen Roggenkamp American Literary Scholarship (2018) doi 10.1215/00659142-8287919 © 2020 by Duke University Press 2 Hawthorne Karen Roggenkamp This year brings a surprisingly slender amount of scholarship on Nathan- iel Hawthorne. The Scarlet Letter was the only major work attracting any interest...
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American Literary Scholarship (2017) 2015 (1): 23–32.
Published: 01 September 2017
... 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 to view Hawthorne’s writing, with pieces about...
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American Literary Scholarship (2006) 2004 (1): 31–49.
Published: 01 September 2006
... 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), Richard Kopley reads the romance as a complex...
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American Literary Scholarship (2009) 2007 (1): 35–48.
Published: 01 September 2009
... 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 reader to figure an experience of affect...
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American Literary Scholarship (2016) 2014 (1): 21–31.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of 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 (2008) 2006 (1): 33–52.
Published: 01 September 2008
... 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 the logic...
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American Literary Scholarship (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...
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American Literary Scholarship (2011) 2009 (1): 31–43.
Published: 01 September 2011
... 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 the author’s personal American and European note- books are collected...
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American Literary Scholarship (2001) 1999 (1): 33–52.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... 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 introduction to the major motifs...
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American Literary Scholarship (2005) 2003 (1): 33–45.
Published: 01 September 2005
... 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 the Salem Custom House...
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American Literary Scholarship (2015) 2013 (1): 23–36.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... 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 contradictions about mixing between types...
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American Literary Scholarship (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...
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American Literary Scholarship (2004) 2002 (1): 25–38.
Published: 01 September 2004
... medical treatises which linked the sedentary, introspective life of writers and scholars to both e√eminacy and disease. Mancall traces the permutations of Hawthorne’s ambivalency through Fanshawe, selected tales The Storyteller the Oberon tales, and ‘‘Rappaccini’s Daughter The Scarlet...
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American Literary Scholarship (2000) 1998 (1): 29–44.
Published: 01 September 2000
... 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, Mitchell notes...
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American Literary Scholarship (2022) 2020 (1): 27–36.
Published: 01 September 2022
... overwhelmed with sensations and stimuli and fearing for his life in Italy, a land he may have seen as inherently poisonous. ii The Novels a. The Scarlet Letter Michael Rodegang Drescher s Dissenting Puritans: Mythological Resignification in Nathaniel Hawthorne s The Scarlet Letter (Amerikastudien...
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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 25–31.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of a self-re ective call for new forms of political literacy necessitated by the political crisis during a time when silence and even critical distance were said to equal treason. ii e Scarlet Letter Marianne Noble projects e Scarlet Letter and e House of the Seven Gables through the lenses of philosopher...
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American Literary Scholarship (2012) 2010 (1): 37–51.
Published: 01 September 2012
... 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 Hawthorne” ( pp. 106–11), a work-in-progress based on research...