Twice-Told Tales - Nathaniel Hawthorne - Bøker - Gray Rabbit Publishing - 9781515423348 - 13. august 2018
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Twice-Told Tales

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Twice-Told Tales

Complete in One Volume

"To this little book, we would say, 'Live ever, sweet, sweet book.' It comes from the hand of a man of genius.... [Hawthorne's writing] is characterized by a large proportion of feminine elements, depth and tenderness of feeling, exceeding purity of mind." --Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Hawthorne's writings are "a pure and living stream of manly thought and feeling, which characterizes always the true man, the Christian, the republican and the patriot." --Orestes Brownson, The Boston Quarterly Review

Hawthorne's short stories "rivet the attention [of the reader]. The style of Hawthorne is purity itself. His tone is singularly effective--wild, plaintive, thoughtful, and in full accordance with his themes.... We look upon him as one of the few men of indisputable genius to whom our country has as yet given birth." --Edgar Allan Poe, The Broadway Journal

The most influential book of 1837. --The Grolier Club

Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) was a novelist and short story writer. Best known for The Scarlet Letter (1850), The House of the Seven Gables (1851), The Blithedale Romance (1852), and The Marble Faun (1860), as well as the political biography of his friend Life of Franklin Pierce (1852), his first writings were short stories published in a number of magazines and annuals. In the 1830s, he served as the editor of the American Magazine of Useful and Entertaining Knowledge, and then accepted a political appointment at the Boston Custom House. Twice-Told Tales was sponsored by Hawthorne's friend, Horation Bridge (a lawyer at the time, he later joined the Navy and rose to the rank of commodore). It sold moderately well when it was published, and then saw a resurgence after the publication of The Scarlet Letter.

Media Bøker     Pocketbok   (Bok med mykt omslag og limt rygg)
Utgitt 13. august 2018
ISBN13 9781515423348
Utgivere Gray Rabbit Publishing
Antall sider 312
Mål 152 × 229 × 18 mm   ·   458 g
Språk Engelsk  

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