9780787660130

Nathaniel Hawthorne

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    9780787660130

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    0787660132

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2002-11-01
  • Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning

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Table of Contents

Plan of the Series xix
Introduction xxi
Acknowledgments xxiii
Books by Nathaniel Hawthorne 3(4)
A Chronology of His Life and Writings 7(10)
Nathaniel Hawthorne
From Obscurity to Fame: Fanshawe, Twice-Told Tales, and Mosses from an Old Manse
17(85)
Young Hawthorne
18(18)
excerpts from Yesterdays with Authors
James T. Fields
Poem by Hawthorne, ``Moderate Views''
Hawthorne letter to Robert Manning, 9 December 1813
Verse by Hawthorne, circa 1815
Hawthorne letter to mother, 7 March 1820
First page of the rules of The Pin Society, 10 June 1820
First page of ``The Spectator,'' 14 August 1820
Poem Hawthorne wrote at age sixteen
Bowdoin College and Fanshawe
A flyleaf from Hawthorne's copy of the writings of Sallust
Hawthorne letter to Robert Manning, 12 August 1823
An Anonymous Novel
36(5)
review of Fanshawe, a Tale, The Critic, 22 November 1828
36(5)
William Leggett
Page from Hawthorne's copy of The American Book-Keeper
Title page of Hawthorne's copy of Laws of Bowdoin College
Repudiating Fanshawe
Accumulating a Collection
41(6)
Pages from the Salem Athenaeum register
Transfer and certificate passing Mary Manning's Athenaeum membership to Hawthorne
Reviews of Twice-Told Tales
47(18)
Horatio Bridge, review, Age, 5 April 1837
47(3)
A Children's Author
Hawthorne inscription to Robert Manning
review, North American Review, July 1837
50(4)
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
First page of manuscript, ``Time's Portraiture''
review, The New Yorker, 24 March 1838
54(11)
Elizabeth Palmer Peabody
Calling on the Peabodys
Hawthorne inscription to Sophia Peabody
A Weigher and Gauger
Hawthorne letter to Caleb Foote, 31 August 1840
Hawthorne and Brook Farm
Hawthorne letter to George S. Hillard, 16 July 1841
The Enlarged Twice-Told Tales
65(5)
Edgar Allan Poe, review, Graham's Magazine, May 1842
66(4)
Sophia Peabody letter to Mary W. Foote, 19 June 1842
Making Arrangements
Reviews of Mosses from an Old Manse
70(32)
Margaret Fuller, review, New-York Daily Tribune, 22 June 1846
71(2)
The Hawthornes in Concord
``The American Library: Mosses from an Old Manse,'' Blackwood's Magazine, November 1847
73(11)
An Afternoon of Ice Skating
Window at the Old Manse incised with a diamond ring
First page of manuscript, ``Buds and Bird-Voices''
Hawthorne letter to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 14 October 1846
Hawthorne letter to Charles Walker Webber, 15 December 1848
Henry David Thoreau's inscription to Hawthorne, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849)
``Tale-Writing--Nathaniel Hawthorne,'' Godey's Lady's Book, November 1847
84(7)
Edgar Allan Poe
Ralph Waldo Emerson's inscription to Hawthorne, Nature, Addresses, and Lectures (1849)
Longfellow's Evangeline
Lowell on Hawthorne
Hawthorne and Melville
``Hawthorne and His Mosses,'' The Literary World, 17 and 24 August 1850
91(11)
Herman Melville
A Literary Picnic
Bryant's Mountain
In Praise of a Virginian
Herman Melville letter to Sophia Hawthorne, 8 January 1852
``A Hell-Fired Story'': The Scarlet Letter
102(42)
Termination
103(2)
``The Salem Custom House,'' Salem Register, 11 June 1849
103(2)
A customhouse receipt signed by Hawthorne, 18 April 1848
Publishing The Scarlet Letter
105(2)
excerpt from Yesterdays with Authors
105(2)
James T. Fields
Hawthorne letter to Fields, 20 January 1850
Assaying the Custom House
107(4)
``The Scarlet Letter Prefix,'' Salem Register, 25 March 1850
107(4)
John D. Howard letter to Hawthorne, 23 March 1850
The Preface to the Second Edition
Title page for the manuscript of The Scarlet Letter
Reviews of The Scarlet Letter
111(33)
review, Graham's Magazine, May 1850
111(2)
E. P. Whipple
Athenaeum, review, 15 June 1850
113(1)
review, North American Review, July 1850
114(7)
Anne W. Abbott
review, Massachusetts Quarterly Review, September 1850
121(10)
George B. Loring
``The Writings of Hawthorne,'' The Church Review, 4 January 1851
131(13)
Arthur C. Coxe
Hawthorne letter to George W. Childs, 15 September 1851
``Careering on the Utmost Verge of a Precipitous Absurdity'': The House of the Seven Gables, A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys, and The Snow Image
144(37)
Publishing The House of the Seven Gables
145(2)
excerpt from Yesterdays with Authors
145(2)
James T. Fields
Reviews of The House of Seven Gables
147(13)
review, Literary World, 26 April 1851
147(5)
E. A. Duyckinck
Page from the printer's copy
Defining Romance
review, Harper's New Monthly Magazine, May 1851
152(1)
George Ripley
An Established Reputation
``Nathaniel Hawthorne,'' Southern Literary Messenger, June 1851
153(7)
Henry T. Tuckerman
Hawthorne letter to William B. Pike, 2 September 1851
Hawthorne in 1851
160(18)
excerpt from Yesterdays with Authors
160(2)
James T. Fields
``The Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne,'' Universalist Quarterly and General Review, July 1851
162(11)
Amory Dwight Mayo
B. W. Procter letter to Hawthorne, 6 November 1851
Hawthorne inscription to children in A Wonder Book
The Publication of A Wonder-Book
Amelie Botta letter to Hawthorne, 7 July 1852
``Nathaniel Hawthorne,'' excerpt from Recollections of a Literary Life (1852)
173(5)
Mary Russell Mitford
Page from a Hawthorne notebook
Praise for a Children's Book
178(3)
Robert Carter letter to Hawthorne, 10 February 1853
178(3)
Washington Irving letter to Hawthorne, 1852
The Publication of The Snow Image
Literature and Politics: The Blithedale Romance, Life of Franklin Pierce, and Tanglewood Tales
181(25)
Publishing The Blithedale Romance
181(7)
excerpt from Yesterdays with Authors
181(7)
James T. Fields
Page from a Hawthorne notebook 1835-1841
First page from a manuscript for ``Feathertop''
Hawthorne letter to George Palmer Putnam, 15 July 1852
Page from a draft
Page from the fair-copy manuscript
Reaction to The Blithedale Romance and The Life of Franklin Pierce
188(18)
William B. Pike letter to Hawthorne, 18 July 1852
188(1)
George S. Hillard letter to Hawthorne, 27 July 1852
189(1)
Elizabeth Palmer Peabody letter to the Hawthornes, 9 August 1852
190(1)
Review of The Blithedale Romance, Christian Examiner, September 1852
191(1)
review of The Blithedale Romance, Brownson's Quarterly Review, October 1852
192(2)
Orestes Brownson
Electing Franklin Pierce
194(3)
Elizabeth Manning Hawthorne to Hawthorne, 23 September 1852
Hawthorne letter to Horatio Bridge, 13 October 1852
Hawthorne letter to Bridge, 13 October 1852
Review of The Blithedale Romance, The American Whig Review, November 1852
197(9)
Hawthorne letter to Senator Charles G. Atherton
The Custom-House in Himself
Hawthorne letter to E. P. Whipple, 29 March 1853
Life Abroad and The Marble Faun
206(59)
Hawthorne Abroad
206(15)
excerpt from Yesterdays with Authors
206(15)
James T. Fields
William L. Marcy letter appointing Hawthorne as consul, 17 April 1853
First page of manuscript, ``Consular Experiences''
Franklin Pierce letter to Hawthorne, 15 October 1853
Hawthorne letter to Henry Bright, 20 January 1855
Reviews of The Marble Faun
221(29)
``Literature,'' Boston Daily Courier, 5 April 1860
221(4)
Henry Giles
Review of Transformation, The Times, 7 April 1860
225(4)
Hawthorne letter to William D. Ticknor, 19 April 1860
review, Atlantic Monthly, April 1860
229(2)
James Russell Lowell
``Nathaniel Hawthorne,'' The Universal Review of Politics, Literature and Social Science, May 1860
231(19)
Hawthorne warrant authorizing transfer of a prisoner, 16 June 1856
An Oxford Portrait
Hawthorne letter about piracies of his books, 15 August 1857
Page from Hawthorne's notebook, spring 1858
Two pages from the printer's copy of the novel
Hawthorne inscription to E.M. Shaw in Transformation
A Response to Critics
250(15)
``The Genius of Hawthorne,'' Atlantic Monthly, September 1868
250(15)
Elizabeth P. Peabody
Hawthorne's Beatrice Cenci
Last Years: Our Old Home
265(116)
Return to Concord
265(20)
excerpt from Yesterdays with Authors
265(20)
James T. Fields
Henry David Thoreau's survey of Hawthorne's estate
Hawthorne letter to Joseph Henry, 3 April 1862
Hawthorne letter to Samuel M. Cleveland, 8 January 1863
First page of the manuscript, ``To a Friend''
Tributes
285(19)
``Nathaniel Hawthorne,'' Athenaeum, 11 June 1864
285(1)
Henry F. Chorley
``Hawthorne,'' Atlantic Monthly, July 1864
286(3)
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The Saturday Club
``Nathaniel Hawthorne,'' Macmillan's Magazine, 1864
289(5)
Edward Dicey
``The Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne,'' North American Review, October 1864
294(9)
George W. Curtis
Remembering and Assessing Hawthorne
Rowse Portrait
303(1)
A Concord Memory
304(3)
``Hawthorne,'' Concord Days (1872)
304(3)
Amos Bronson Alcott
Assessments
307(65)
``Writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne,'' Southern Review, April 1870
307(14)
Sophia's Editing
``Nathaniel Hawthorne,'' Lippincott's Magazine, May 1870
321(7)
Henry T. Tuckerman
``Nathaniel Hawthorne,'' Cornhill Magazine, July-December 1872
328(13)
Leslie Stephen
``The Three American Novels,'' in Hawthorne (1879)
341(14)
Henry James
``Hawthorne's Philosophy,'' Century Magazine, May 1886
355(10)
Julian Hawthorne
Melville's ``Monody''
``The Romances of Nathaniel Hawthorne,'' Westminister Review, 1894
365(7)
Thomas Bradfield
The Hawthorne Centenary
372(9)
Address of Thomas Wentworth Higginson
372(3)
Address of Charles T. Copeland
375(1)
Address of Julia Ward Howe
376(5)
Appendix C. E. Frazer Clark Jr. and Hawthorne Bibliography 381(6)
The Publications of C. E. Frazer Clark Jr.
385(2)
Flyleaf from Hawthorne's copy of A New Critical Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language
Checklist of Further Reading 387(6)
Cumulative Index 393

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