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South Atlantic Quarterly (1977) 76 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 January 1977
...James Walter Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 A Farewell to Blithedale: Coverdale s Aborted Pastoral James Walter In The Blithedale Romance Hawthorne came closest to achieving the bright transparency of meaning in fact that constituted his highest aim in fiction.1 Although...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1972) 71 (1): 30–39.
Published: 01 January 1972
...Nicholas Canaday, Jr. Copyright © 1972 by Duke University Press 1972 Community and Identity at Blithedale Nicholas Canaday, Jr. What seems most clear looking backward to Blithedale is that this ideal community was not really a community in any meaningful sense of that term, and thus...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1967) 66 (1): 92–104.
Published: 01 January 1967
..., thus failing to see the looming darkness ahead. The theme of abortive escape from the past, of the attempt to rid oneself of the burden of humanity, is one of the elements in The Scarlet Letter, it moves closer to the center in The House of the Seven Gables-, but in The Blithedale Romance it becomes...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1986) 85 (2): 165–175.
Published: 01 April 1986
.... Coverdale, the most nearly autobiographical character in Hawthorne s fiction, expresses this sentiment vividly when he leaves the experimental community of Blithedale: It was impossible situated as we were, not to imbibe the idea that everything in nature and human existence was fluid, or fast becoming so...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1976) 75 (3): 323–338.
Published: 01 July 1976
... and 70 s is merely a replay of the feminist agitation of the nineteenth century, I would like to suggest that Margaret Fuller s life, together with Hawthorne s The Blithedale Romance and James s The Bostonians, which are both in part derived from it, have much to tell us about the dynamics...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1967) 66 (4): 621–622.
Published: 01 October 1967
... on The Blithedale Romance ( From my point of view, Hawthorne s greatest achievement Huckleberry Finn, The Ambassadors, The House of Mirth, Sister Carrie, and, for their instructive parallels or con­ trasts, Jane Austen s Emma and D. H. Lawrence s St. Mawr. The method, especially of two initial groundbreaking...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1960) 59 (4): 570–571.
Published: 01 October 1960
..., but the general quality of both production and matter is high. Some recent titles: Abrams M. H. , The Mirror and the Lamp: Romantic Theory and the Critical Tradition , $1.85 ; Hawthorne Nathaniel , The Blithedale Romance , with an Introduction by Arlin Turner, 95 cents ; Fielding Henry...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1960) 59 (4): 571–572.
Published: 01 October 1960
...Wendell Holmes Stephenson History as Romantic Art: Bancroft, Prescott, Motley, and Parkman . By Levin David . Stanford : Stanford University Press , 1959 . Pp. xi , 260 . $5.50 . Copyright © 1960 by Duke University Press 1960 Book Reviews 571 Hawthorne, The Blithedale Romance...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1953) 52 (4): 561–578.
Published: 01 October 1953
... of the imagination midway between the historical and the ideal, where tests $66 The South Atlantic Quarterly of realism are not too stringently applied. In The Blithedale Romance he called this an available foothold between fiction and reality, acknowledging, however, the unlikeliness of his attaining...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1938) 37 (2): 132–138.
Published: 01 April 1938
... by bringing the pictures too near to reality; and in the preface to The Blithedale Romance he explains that he has used Brook Farm merely to establish a theatre, a little removed from the highway of ordinary travel, where the creatures of his brain may play their Hawthorne as Self-Critic i37 phantasmagorical...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1941) 40 (2): 132–145.
Published: 01 April 1941
... Gables or the discovery of Zenobia s body in Blithedale Romance and Mrs. Stowe s scenes with Topsy in Uncle Tom. He finished with, It is a pity you can t quote some choice lines from Walt Whitman. Again in the Education he writes: Adams began to ponder, asking himself whether he knew of any American...