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The Scarlet Letter

Denis Donoghue

in The American Classics: A Personal Essay

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300107814
eISBN:
9780300133783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300107814.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter offers a reading of Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel The Scarlet Letter. It suggests that Hawthorne seemed to assume a force of evil so pervasive that it did not need to be embodied in anyone ... More


On the Crust

Robert Milder

in Hawthorne's Habitations: A Literary Life

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199917259
eISBN:
9780190252908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199917259.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter offers a reading of Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel The Marble Faun, with emphasis on the themes and symbols it conveys with regards to Rome. In particular, it examines two threshold symbols ... More


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