Young Goodman Brown and Other Tales

Young Goodman Brown and Other Tales

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Overview


The first paperback edition to include full annotations of these twenty Hawthorne tales written between the 1830s and 50s, this volume contains the classic pieces "Young Goodman Brown," "The Maypole of Merry Mount," "The Birthmark," "The Celestial Railroad," and "Earth's Holocaust," as well as tales, such as "My Kinsman, Major Molineux," which represent Hawthorne's interest in the spiritual history of New England.
About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199555154
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 04/15/2009
Series: Oxford World's Classics Series
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 169,688
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

One of the greatest authors in American literature, Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) was a novelist and short story writer born in Salem, Massachusetts. Hawthorne’s best-known books include The House of the Seven Gables and The Scarlet Letter, works marked by a psychological depth and moral insight seldom equaled by other writers.

Date of Birth:

July 4, 1804

Date of Death:

May 19, 1864

Place of Birth:

Salem, Massachusetts

Place of Death:

Plymouth, New Hampshire

Education:

Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, 1824

Table of Contents

The Gentle Boy; Roger Malvin's Burial; The Grey Champion; The Maypole of Merry Mount; The Minister's Black Veil; Dr Heidegger's Experiment; Endicott and the Red Cross; The Birthmark; The Celestial Railroad; The Artist of the Beautiful; Rappaccini's Daughter; Ethan Brand

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