Corpus ID: 191320008

The Blithedale Romance

@inproceedings{HawthorneTheBR,
  title={The Blithedale Romance},
  author={N. Hawthorne}
}
Written in one of the most productive periods of Hawthorne's career, The Blithedale Romance was published a year after The House of the Seven Gables and two years after his masterpiece The Scarlet Letter. With The Blithedale Romance, Hawthorne writes fully in his own time, not haunting his characters with the American past. Drawn from his stay at Brook Farm, a communal experiment in living the pastoral life, this engaging story touches on many of the issues of Hawthorne's day, from brotherhood… Expand
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