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Nathaniel Hawthorne

Author (4-Jul-1804 — 19-May-1864)


Darrel Abel. The Moral Picturesque: Studies in Hawthorne's Fiction. Purdue University Press. 1988. 324pp.

Newton Arvin. Hawthorne. New York: Russell & Russell. 1961. 303pp.

Millicent Bell (editor). Hawthorne and the Real: Bicentennial Essays. Ohio State University Press. 2005. 228pp.

Peter J. Bellis. Writing Revolution: Aesthetics and Politics in Hawthorne, Whitman, and Thoreau. University of Georgia Press. 2003. 221pp.

Lauren Berlant. The Anatomy of National Fantasy: Hawthorne, Utopia, and Everyday Life. University of Chicago Press. 1991. 269pp.

Harold Bloom (editor). Nathaniel Hawthorne. Chelsea House. 2006. 260pp.

Horatio Bridge. Personal Recollections of Nathaniel Hawthorne. Harper & Brothers. 1893. 200pp.

Randall A. Clack. The Marriage of Heaven and Earth: Alchemical Regeneration in the Works of Taylor, Poe, Hawthorne, and Fuller. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. 2000. 168pp.

Michael J. Colacurcio. The Province of Piety: Moral History in Hawthorne's Early Tales. Duke University Press. 1995. 669pp.

Clark Davis. Hawthorne's Shyness: Ethics, Politics, and the Question of Engagement. JHU Press. 2005. 188pp.

Mark Van Doren. Nathaniel Hawthorne. William Sloane Associates. 1949. 285pp.

Alison Easton. The Making of the Hawthorne Subject. University of Missouri Press. 1996. 311pp.

Donald J. Greiner. Adultery In The American Novel: Updike, James, and Hawthorne. University of South Carolina Press. 1985.

Brian Harding (editor). Nathaniel Hawthorne: Critical Assessments. Helm Information. 1998. 1900pp.

Julian Hawthorne. Nathaniel Hawthorne and His Wife: A Biography. Houghton Mifflin. 1884. (2 vols.) 505pp. + 465pp.

T. Walter Herbert. Dearest Beloved: The Hawthornes and the Making of the Middle-Class Family. University of California Press. 1995. 331pp.

Hubert H. Hoeltje. Inward Sky: The Mind and Heart of Nathaniel Hawthorne. Duke University Press. 1962. 579pp.

John L. Idol, Jr.; Buford Jones (editors). Nathaniel Hawthorne: The Contemporary Reviews. Cambridge University Press. 1994. 518pp.

John L. Idol, Jr.; Melinda M. Ponder (editors). Hawthorne and Women: Engendering and Expanding the Hawthorne Tradition. University of Massachusetts Press. 1999. 323pp.

Buford Jones. A Checklist of Hawthorne Criticism, 1951-1966. Transcendental Books. 1967. 182pp.

Elmer Kennedy-Andrews (editor). Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter: Essays, Articles, Reviews. Columbia University Press. 2000. 207pp.

Richard Kopley. The Threads of The Scarlet Letter: A Study of Hawthorne's Transformative Art. University of Delaware Press. 2003. 201pp.

Klaus Lanzinger. Jason's Voyage: The Search for the Old World in American Literature: A Study of Melville, Hawthorne, Henry James, and Thomas Wolfe. New York: Peter Lang. 1989. 243pp.

Robert S. Levine. Conspiracy and Romance: Studies in Brockden Brown, Cooper, Hawthorne, and Melville. Cambridge University Press. 1989. 312pp.

Anne Lounsbery. Thin Culture, High Art: Gogol, Hawthorne, and Authorship in Nineteenth-Century Russia and America. Harvard University Press. 2007. 342pp.

Luther S. Luedtke. Nathaniel Hawthorne and the Romance of the Orient. Indiana University Press. 1989. 276pp.

James N. Mancall. Thoughts Painfully Intense: Hawthorne and the Invalid Author. Routledge. 2002. 145pp.

Edward Mather. Nathaniel Hawthorne: A Modest Man. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell. 1940. 340pp.

Dan McCall. Citizens of Somewhere Else: Nathaniel Hawthorne and Henry James. Cornell University Press. 1999. 200pp.

James R. Mellow. Nathaniel Hawthorne in His Times. Johns Hopkins University Press. 1998. 698pp.

Richard H. Millington (editor). The Cambridge Companion to Nathaniel Hawthorne. Cambridge University Press. 2004. 285pp.

Thomas R. Mitchell. Hawthorne's Fuller Mystery. University of Massachusetts Press. 1999. 318pp. The influence of Margaret Fuller on Hawthorne.

Margaret B. Moore. The Salem World of Nathaniel Hawthorne. University of Missouri Press. 2001. 290pp.

Lloyd R. Morris. The Rebellious Puritan: Portrait of Mr. Hawthorne. Harcourt, Brace and Company. 1927. 367pp.

Elzbieta Oleksy. Plight in Common: Hawthorne and Percy. Peter Lang. 1993. 244pp.

Dennis Pahl. Architects of the Abyss: The Indeterminate Fictions of Poe, Hawthorne, and Melville. University of Missouri Press. 1989. 121pp.

Leland S. Person. The Cambridge Introduction to Nathaniel Hawthorne. Cambridge University Press. 2007. 144pp.

Larry J. Reynolds (editor). A Historical Guide to Nathaniel Hawthorne. Oxford University Press. 2001. 223pp.

Alfred Rosa. Salem, Transcendentalism, and Hawthorne. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. 1980. 184pp.

Frank Preston Stearns. The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne. Philadelphia and London: J. B. Lippincott Company. 1906. 463pp.

Milton R. Stern. Contexts for Hawthorne: The Marble Faun and the Politics of Openness and Closure in American Literature. University of Illinois Press. 1991. 201pp.

Charles Swann. Nathaniel Hawthorne: Tradition and Revolution. Cambridge University Press. 1991. 284pp.

J. Golden Taylor. Hawthorne's Ambivalence Toward Puritanism. Utah State University Press. 1965. 69pp.

G. R. Thompson. The Art of Authorial Presence: Hawthorne's Provincial Tales. Duke University Press. 1993. 319pp.

Rudolph Von Abele. The Death of the Artist: A Study of Hawthorne's Disintegration. Folcroft Press. 1969. 111pp.

Hyatt H. Waggoner. Hawthorne: A Critical Study. Belknap Press. 1963. 278pp.

George Edward Woodberry. Nathaniel Hawthorne: How to Know Him. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill. 1918. 242pp.


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  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  7. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  8. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.519)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.681)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.467)

  11. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.112)

  12. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.319)

  13. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.180)

  14. American Authors 1600-1900 (pp.347-50)

  15. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.452)

  16. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.320)

  17. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.227)

  18. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.280)

  19. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.7)

  20. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.208)

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