Hawthorne : a life / Brenda Wineapple.
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- ISBN: 0375400443 (hardcover) :
- ISBN: 9780375400445 (hardcover) :
- Edition: 1st ed.
|Bibliography, etc.:|| Includes bibliographical references (p. 383-486) and index.
|Contents:|| Prison door, introductory -- Home -- The forest of Arden -- The era of good feelings -- That dream of undying fame -- Storyteller -- Mr. Wakefield -- The wedding knell --- The sister years -- Romance of the revenue service -- The world found out -- Beautiful enough -- Repatriation -- Salem recidivus -- Scarlet letters -- The uneven balance -- The hidden life of property -- Citizen of somewhere else -- The main chance -- This farther flight -- Truth stranger than fiction -- Questions of travel -- Things to see and suffer -- Between two counties -- The smell of gunpowder -- A handful of moments -- The painted veil.
|Summary:|| Hawthorne himself declared that he was not "one of those supremely hospitable people who serve up their own hearts, delicately fried, with brain sauce, as a tidbit" for the public. Yet those who knew him best often took the opposite position. "He always puts himself in his books," said his sister-in-law Mary Mann, "he cannot help it." His life, like his work, was extraordinary, a play of light and shadow. [In this volume, the author] navigates the high tides and chill under-currents of Hawthorne's life. In him, the quest of his generation for an authentically American voice bears disquieting fruit.-Dust jacket.
|Subject:||Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864.
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864 > Relations with women.
Novelists, American > 19th century > Biography.
Authors, American > 19th century > Biography.
Wineapple, Brenda. "Hawthorne : a life." New York : Alfred A. Knopf : 2003.