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Author Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864.

Title Selected tales and sketches / Nathaniel Hawthorne ; selected and with an introduction by Michael J. Colacurcio.

Imprint New York, NY : Penguin Books, 1987.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  813.3 H318se, 1987    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xxxv, 440 p. ; 20 cm.
Series Penguin classics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 440).
Contents The hollow of the Three Hills -- Sir William Phips -- Mrs. Hutchinson -- The wives of the dead -- My kinsman, Major Molineux -- Roger Malvin's burial -- Passages from a relinquished work -- Mr. Higginbotham's catastrophe -- The haunted mind -- Alice Doane's appeal -- The gray champion -- Young Goodman Brown -- Wakefield -- The notch of the White Mountains -- The ambitious guest -- The May-Pole of Merry Mount -- The minister's black veil -- Sunday at home -- The man of adamant -- Endicott and the Red Cross -- Night sketches -- Legends of the Province-House -- The hall of fantasy -- The birth-mark -- Egotism, or, The bosom-serpent -- The Christmas banquet -- The celestial rail-road -- Earth's holocaust -- The artist of the beautiful -- Rappaccini's daughter -- Ethan Brand.
Summary The short stories, reflecting Hawthorne's Puritan background and his use of symbolism and allegory, are presented with biographical notes.
Subject New England -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Added Author Colacurcio, Michael J.
ISBN 014039057X (pbk.) : $4.95
9780140390575 (pbk.)

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