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The snow-image and uncollected tales / Nathaniel Hawthorne.

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Hawthorne, Nathaniel, Works: v. 11.Publisher: [Columbus] : Ohio State University Press, [1974]Description: xi, 488 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0814202047; 9780814202043.Uniform titles: Snow-image and other twice-told tales Subject(s): New England -- Social life and customs -- Fiction | Historical fiction, AmericanAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Snow-image and uncollected tales.DDC classification: 813/.3 s Other classification: 18.06 | HT 5400
Contents:
The snow-image. The snow-image -- The great stone face -- Main-Street -- Ethan Brand -- A bell's biography -- Sylph Etherege -- The Canterbury pilgrims -- Old news -- The man of adamant -- The devil in manuscript -- John Inglefield's Thanksgiving -- Old Ticonderoga -- The wives of the dead -- Little Daffy-downdilly --MY kinsman, Major Molineux -- Uncollected tales. The battle-omen -- An old woman's tale -- The haunted quack -- Alice Doane's appeal -- My visit to Niagara -- Graves and goblins -- Sketches from memory -- A visit to the clerk of the weather -- Fragments from the journal of a solitary man -- Time's portraiture -- The antique ring -- A good man's miracle -- A book of autographs -- Historical commentary -- Textual commentary -- Bibliographical information -- Textual notes -- Editorial emendations in the copy-text -- Word-disivion -- Historical collation -- Alterations in the manuscripts -- The complete tales : alphabetical and chronological lists.
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The snow-image. The snow-image -- The great stone face -- Main-Street -- Ethan Brand -- A bell's biography -- Sylph Etherege -- The Canterbury pilgrims -- Old news -- The man of adamant -- The devil in manuscript -- John Inglefield's Thanksgiving -- Old Ticonderoga -- The wives of the dead -- Little Daffy-downdilly --MY kinsman, Major Molineux -- Uncollected tales. The battle-omen -- An old woman's tale -- The haunted quack -- Alice Doane's appeal -- My visit to Niagara -- Graves and goblins -- Sketches from memory -- A visit to the clerk of the weather -- Fragments from the journal of a solitary man -- Time's portraiture -- The antique ring -- A good man's miracle -- A book of autographs -- Historical commentary -- Textual commentary -- Bibliographical information -- Textual notes -- Editorial emendations in the copy-text -- Word-disivion -- Historical collation -- Alterations in the manuscripts -- The complete tales : alphabetical and chronological lists.

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Nathaniel Hawthorne was born on July 4, 1804 in Salem, Massachusetts. When he was four years old, his father died. Years later, with financial help from his maternal relatives who recognized his literary talent, Hawthorne was able to enroll in Bowdoin College. <p> Among his classmates were the important literary and political figures Horatio Bridge, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Franklin Pierce. These friends supplied Hawthorne with employment during the early years after graduation while Hawthorne was still establishing himself as a legitimate author. <p> Hawthorne's first novel, Fanshawe, which he self-published in 1828, wasn't quite the success that he had hoped it would be. Not willing to give up, he began writing stories for Twice-Told Tales. These stories established Hawthorne as a leading writer. <p> In 1842, Hawthorne moved to Concord, Massachusetts, where he wrote a number of tales, including "Rappaccini's Daughter" and "Young Goodman Brown," that were later published as Mosses from an Old Manse. The overall theme of Hawthorne's novels was a deep concern with ethical problems of sin, punishment, and atonement. No one novel demonstrated that more vividly than The Scarlet Letter. This tale about the adulterous Puritan Hester Prynne is regarded as Hawthorne's best work and is a classic of American literature. Other famous novels written by Hawthorne include The House of Seven Gables and The Blithedale Romance. <p> In 1852, Hawthorne wrote a campaign biography of his college friend Franklin Pierce. After Pierce was elected as President of the United States, he rewarded Hawthorne with the Consulship at Liverpool, England. Hawthorne died in his sleep on May 19, 1864, while on a trip with Franklin Pierce. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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