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The Scarlet Letter Wisehouse Classics Edition

Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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ISBN: 9789176370827
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THE SCARLET LETTER is an 1850 work of fiction in a historical setting, written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, and is considered to be his best work. Set in 17th-century Puritan Boston, Massachusetts, during the years 1642 to 1649, it tells the story of Hester Prynne, who conceives a daughter through an affair and struggles to create a new life of repentance and dignity. Throughout the book, Hawthorne explores themes of legalism, sin, and guilt. 20th-century writer D. H. Lawrence said that there could not be a more perfect work of the American imagination than The Scarlet Letter. Henry James once said of the novel, "It is beautiful, admirable, extraordinary; it has in the highest degree that merit which I have spoken of as the mark of Hawthorne's best things-an indefinable purity and lightness of conception...One can often return to it; it supports familiarity and has the inexhaustible charm and mystery of great works of art." The book's immediate and lasting success are due to the way it addresses spiritual and moral issues from a uniquely American standpoint. In 1850, adultery was an extremely risque subject, but because Hawthorne had the support of the New England literary establishment, it passed easily into the realm of appropriate reading. It has been said that this work represents the height of Hawthorne's literary genius, dense with terse descriptions. It remains relevant for its philosophical and psychological depth, and continues to be read as a classic tale on a universal theme."

Scarlet Letter Wisehouse Classics Edition Reprod 1850

Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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ISBN: 9789176374221
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THE SCARLET LETTER is an 1850 work of fiction in a historical setting, written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, and is considered to be his best work. Set in 17th-century Puritan Boston, Massachusetts, during the years 1642 to 1649, it tells the story of Hester Prynne, who conceives a daughter through an affair and struggles to create a new life of repentance and dignity. Throughout the book, Hawthorne explores themes of legalism, sin, and guilt. 20th-century writer D. H. Lawrence said that there could not be a more perfect work of the American imagination than The Scarlet Letter. Henry James once said of the novel, "It is beautiful, admirable, extraordinary; it has in the highest degree that merit which I have spoken of as the mark of Hawthorne's best things-an indefinable purity and lightness of conception...One can often return to it; it supports familiarity and has the inexhaustible charm and mystery of great works of art." The book's immediate and lasting success are due to the way it addresses spiritual and moral issues from a uniquely American standpoint. In 1850, adultery was an extremely risque subject, but because Hawthorne had the support of the New England literary establishment, it passed easily into the realm of appropriate reading. It has been said that this work represents the height of Hawthorne's literary genius, dense with terse descriptions. It remains relevant for its philosophical and psychological depth, and continues to be read as a classic tale on a universal theme.

The Scarlet Letter

Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141974486
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With an essay by D. H. Lawrence. 'Shame, Despair, Solitude! These had been her teachers, - stern and wild ones, - and they had made her strong, but taught her much amiss' Fiercely romantic and hugely influential, The Scarlet Letter is the tale of Hester Prynne, imprisoned, publicly shamed, and forced to wear a scarlet 'A' for committing adultery and bearing an illegitimate child, Pearl. In their small, Puritan village, Hester and her daughter struggle to survive, but in this searing study of the tension between private and public existence, Hester Prynne's inner strength and quiet dignity means she has frequently been seen as one of the first great heroines of American fiction. The Penguin English Library - 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.

The Scarlet Letter Diversion Classics

Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
Publisher: Diversion Books
ISBN: 1626819696
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Featuring an appendix of discussion questions, the Diversion Classics edition is ideal for use in book groups and classrooms. After Hester Prynne confesses to the crime of adultery, she dons the scarlet letter A that marks her as a sinner. But also guilty in this story are Reverend Dimmesdale, the minister who sinfully fathered Hester's child, and Chillingworth, Hester's estranged husband who is bent on revenge. A tale of morality, religion, and redemption, THE SCARLET LETTER is one of Nathaniel Hawthorne's most brilliant and controversial works.

The Scarlet Letter

Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0099511266
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Hester Prynne is a beautiful young woman. She is also an outcast. In the eyes of her neighbors she has committed an unforgivable sin. Everyone knows that her little daughter, Pearl, is the product of an illicit affair but no one knows the identity of Pearl’s father. Hester’s refusal to name him brings more condemnation upon her. But she stands strong in the face of public scorn, even when she is forced to wear the sign of her shame sewn onto her clothes--the scarlet letter "A" for "Adulteress."

The Scarlet Letter Om Illustrated Classics

Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
Publisher: Om Books International
ISBN: 9385031651
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Roger Chillingworth, an aging scholar, returns to Puritan Boston and finds a crowd gathered to witness an official punishment. He spots a young woman holding a baby, whom he recognises as his wife, Hester Prynne, standing on the platform. Hester has been found guilty of “the most sinful act”. She refuses to reveal the father of her child and so, is ordered to wear the scarlet letter ‘A’ for the rest of her life as a mark of shame.Hester accepts her punishment and struggles to create a new life for her daughter Pearl. For the next seven years, she endures the accusing stares of the society, but holds her head high through the trials and tribulations. Reverend Dimmesdale, Hester’s pastor is the only person,who empathises with her. Meanwhile, Roger Chillingworth is full of vengeance and determined to exact revenge from Hester’s lover.The Scarlet Letter tells the tale of Roger Chillingworth, Hester Prynneand Arthur Dimmesdale as they struggle with their internal conflicts in the morally rigid 17th century society.

Sign Of Four Wisehouse Classics Edition With Original Illustrations By Richard Gutschmidt

Author: SIR ARTHUR CONAN. DOYLE
Publisher: Wisehouse Classics
ISBN: 9789176374658
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THE SIGN OF FOUR is the second novel featuring Sherlock Holmes written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Doyle wrote four novels and 56 stories starring the fictional detective. The story is set in 1888. The SIGN OF THE FOUR has a complex plot involving service in East India Company, India, the Indian Rebellion of 1857, a stolen treasure, and a secret pact among four convicts ("the Four" of the title) and two corrupt prison guards. It presents the detective's drug habit and humanizes him in a way that had not been done in the preceding novel, A STUDY IN SCARLET (1887). In 1888 a client, Mary Morstan, comes with two puzzles for Holmes. The first is the disappearance of her father, British Indian Army Captain Arthur Morstan, in December 1878. The second puzzle is that she has received six pearls in the mail from an anonymous benefactor, one per year since 1882 after answering an anonymous newspaper query inquiring for her. With the last pearl she received a letter remarking that she has been a wronged woman and asking for a meeting (more on www.wisehouse-classics.com)

Romanticism And Transcendentalism

Author: Andrew Ladd
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1604134860
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Discusses the social, cultural, and historical background of romanticism and trancendentalism in the United States, focusing on its impact on literature in the first half of the nineteenth century, using examples from well-known authors.

The Awakening And Selected Short Stories

Author: Kate Chopin
Publisher: Library of Alexandria
ISBN: 1613102992
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WHEN IT FIRST APPEARED IN 1899, THE AWAKENING WAS GREETED WITH CRIES OF OUTRAGE. THE NOVEL'S FRANK PORTRAYAL OF A WOMAN'S EMOTIONAL, INTELLECTUAL, AND SEXUAL AWAKENING SHOCKED THE SENSIBILITIES OF THE TIME AND DESTROYED THE AUTHOR'S REPUTATION AND CAREER.