Hawthorne's histories, Hawthorne's world : from Salem to somewhere else /

Hawthorne's Literary History picks up Hawthorne where The Province of Piety left him, extending the historical and theological reading there developed of the early Puritan and Revolutionary tales Hawthorne wrote in birthplace Salem on to the contemporary tales, sketches, essays and finally four...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Colacurcio, Michael J. (Author)
Format: Book
Published: London ; New York : Anthem Press, [2022].
Series:Anthem nineteenth century studies.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Here and Elsewhere
  • Summons of the Past: Hawthorne and the Theme(s) of Puritanism
  • Cosmopolitan and Provincial: Hawthorne and the Reference of American Studies
  • Moments' Monuments: Hawthorne's Scenic History
  • "Certain Circumstances": Hawthorne and the Interest of History
  • The Teller and the Tale: A Note on Hawthorne's Narrators
  • "Life within the Life"
  • Sin and Self in Hawthorne's New England
  • A Better Mode of Evidence: The Transcendental Problem of Faith and Spirit
  • "Artificial Fire": Reading Melville (Re-)reading Hawthorne
  • "Red Man's Grave": Art and Destiny in Hawthorne's "Main-street"
  • "Such Ancestors": The Spirit of History in The Scarlet Letter
  • Inheritance, Repetition, Complicity, Redemption: Theo-politics in The House of Seven Gables
  • "Inextricable Knot of Polygamy": Transcendental Husbandry in Hawthorne's Blithedale
  • Innocence Abroad: Here and There in Hawthorne's "Last Phase."