Corpus ID: 160410548

The scarlet letter and other writings

  title={The scarlet letter and other writings},
  author={Nathaniel Addressee Hawthorne and H. Bruce Franklin},
Making worlds from literature: W.E.B. Du Bois’s The Quest of the Silver Fleece and Dark Princess
While W.E.B. Du Bois’s first novel, The Quest of the Silver Fleece (1911), is set squarely in the USA, his second work of fiction, Dark Princess: A Romance (1928), abandons this national framework,Expand
Pace and Epiphany
Abstract:Epiphany, in narrative, seems to be the opposite of pace. Pace is a narrative’s large forward temporal movement; epiphany, its temporary timelessness. Pace extends chronologically from pastExpand
Moby Dick: A Nasty Night for Hats and Men
ABSTRACT: Melville’s interest in hats derives from his boyhood trauma when his father went bankrupt and Herman was forced to drop out of school. Haunted by his father’s disgrace and death, and by hisExpand
This Rag of Scarlet Cloth: Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Abortion
Abstract: This essay argues that Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter (1850) incorporates a threatening non-reproductive ideology from nineteenth-century print culture into itsExpand
Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and the Emergence of American Literary Realism
This article discusses Elizabeth Stuart Phelps’s 1870 novel Hedged In in the context of the emergence of American literary realism in opposition to the antebellum “romance,” particularly as that formExpand
Gossip Between Social Media and Fiction The Case of Jonathan Franzen's Freedom
Representations of gossip thrive in contemporary American literature and TV series, and they are often tied to the impact the Internet and social media have had on the way we com - municate. Far fromExpand
Gold Rush: Alchemy and the Queer Potentialities of The Scarlet Letter
What does Roger Chillingworth want? At first, the answer seems simple enough: a name. When he first emerges in The Scarlet Letter, Chillingworth requests the name of the man with whom his wife,Expand
Edgar Allan Poe et les meubles de la philosophie
A suivre Stanley Cavell, l’Amerique ne se serait exprimee philosophiquement que dans sa litterature. Qu’en est-il des lors de ce menage entre litterature et philosophie qui s’etablit en Amerique ?Expand