The Scarlet Letter - Nathaniel Hawthorne (Paperback)

Product Details

Barcode
9781626860582
Department
Books
Released
1 May 2014
Supply Source
UK

Book

Author
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Baker & Taylor Pub
Edition
Reprint
Series
Word Cloud Classics
Language
English
Number of Pages
234
Dimensions
197 x 136 x 19mm (318g)

Annotation

  • Hester Prynne is ostracized from her seventeenth-century Puritan community for refusing to name the father of her child, the product of an adulterous relationship.
  • Presents classic works of literature with a clean, modern aesthetic, including foil stamping on a heat-burnished cover, a smaller trim size and specially designed endpapers. Original.

Summary

  • &;The scarlet letter was her passport into regions where other women dared not tread. Shame, Despair, Solitude!&;--Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter

    In The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne takes readers back to the puritan days of the American colonies, into a society as unforgiving as its harsh New England winters. The story of Hester Prynne, who bears a scarlet &;A&; upon her breast as a symbol of her adultery, and that of her pious lover who atones in tormented silence, is one that has captivated readers since its publication in 1850. Adapted to numerous plays, films, and operas, the original text is now available in a chic and affordable edition as part of the Word Cloud Classics series from Canterbury Classics.

Fiction

General Subject
Literature/Classics
BISAC Subject 1
Fiction / Classics
BISAC Subject 2
Fiction / Historical
BISAC Subject 3
Fiction / Classics
BISAC Subject 4
Fiction / Christian / Historical
BIC Classification 1
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
BIC Classification 2
Historical fiction
BIC Classification 3
Religious & spiritual fiction
BIC Classification 4
Christian life & practice
BIC Classification 5
Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
Library Subject 1
Triangles (Interpersonal relations); Fiction.
Library Subject 2
Illegitimate children; Fiction.
Library Subject 3
Women immigrants; Fiction.
Academic Subject 1
19Th Century American Novel And Short Story
Academic Subject 2
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864
Dewey Classification
813/.3

Author Bio

Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804--1864) was an American novelist and short story writer.