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Autor: Nathaniel Hawthorne|
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publisher date: 8/28/1983
Format: PDF, EPUB
File size: 13.14 MB
Description of the book "The Blithedale Romance":
One of Hawthorne's great romances, The Blithedale Romance draws upon the author's experiences at Brook Farm, the short-lived utopian community where Hawthorne spent much of 1841. Blithedale ("Happy Valley"), another would-be modern Arcadia, is the stage for Hawthorne's grimly comic tragedy (Henry James famously called the novel "the lightest, the brightest, the liveliest" of Hawthorne's "unhumorous fictions"). In his introduction, Robert S. Levine considers biographical and historical contexts and offers a fresh appreciation of the novel's ironic first-person narrator. The John Harvard Library edition reproduces the authoritative text to The Blithedale Romance in PDF The Centenary Edition of the Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne.
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