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The Scarlet letter.

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Hawthorne, Nathaniel, Centenary edition of the works of Nathaniel Hawthorne: v.1.Publisher: [Columbus] Ohio State University Press [1962]Description: lxv, 289 p. facsims., port. 25 cm.Subject(s): Adultery -- Fiction | Puritans -- Fiction | Married women -- Fiction | Clergy -- Fiction | Women immigrants -- Fiction | Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction | Illegitimate children -- Fiction | Revenge -- Fiction | Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- FictionAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Scarlet letter.DDC classification: 813/.33 Summary: Set in Puritan Boston, The Scarlet Letter tells the disturbing tale of Hester Prynne, a woman caught in the conflict between the Puritan ethics of her community and the higher law of her own love. In this tragic tale, we see the struggle between the laws of scripture and those of a different moral authority.
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Set in Puritan Boston, The Scarlet Letter tells the disturbing tale of Hester Prynne, a woman caught in the conflict between the Puritan ethics of her community and the higher law of her own love. In this tragic tale, we see the struggle between the laws of scripture and those of a different moral authority.

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