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The scarlet letter : complete, authoritative text with biographical background and critical history plus essays from five contemporary critical perspectives with introductions and bibliographies / Nathaniel Hawthorne ; edited by Ross C. Murfin.

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel
Contributor(s): Murfin, Ross C
Material type: TextTextSeries: Case studies in contemporary criticism: Publisher: Boston : Bedford Books of St. Martin's Press, c1991Description: xi, 371 p. ; 22 cmISBN: 0312060246 (hardcover); 9780312060244 (hardcover); 0312035462 (pbk.); 9780312035464 (pbk.); 0333575601 (pbk.); 9780333575604 (pbk.)Report number: 89063918Subject(s): Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. Scarlet letter | Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction | Illegitimate children -- Fiction | Women immigrants -- Fiction | Married women -- Fiction | Puritans -- Fiction | Adultery -- Fiction | Revenge -- Fiction | Clergy -- Fiction | Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Fiction | English fiction | United StatesGenre/Form: Psychological fiction. | Historical fiction.DDC classification: 813.3 LOC classification: PS1868.A2 | M87 1991
Contents:
Part One. The complete text. The prison-door -- The market-place -- The recognition -- The interview -- Hester at her needle -- Pearl -- The governor's hall -- The elf-child and the minister -- The leech -- The leech and his patient -- The interior of a heart -- The minister's vigil -- Another view of Hestor -- Hester and the physician -- Hester and Pearl -- A forest walk -- The pastor and his parishioner -- A flood of sunshine -- The child at the brook-side -- The minister in a maze -- The New England holiday -- The procession -- The revelation of the scarlet letter -- Conclusion. Part Two. A case study in contemporary criticism -- Introduction: the critical background -- Psychoanalytic criticism and The scarlet letter -- Re-reading The letter: Hawthorne, the fetish, and the (family) romance / Joanne Feit Diehl -- Reader-response criticism and The scarlet letter -- Mrs. Hawthorne's headache: reading The scarlet letter / David Leverenz -- Feminist criticism and The scarlet letter -- The scarlet letter (a)dor©♭e, or the female body embroidered / Shari Benstock -- Deconstruction and The scarlet letter -- Silence, family discourse, and fiction in The scarlet letter / Michael Ragussis -- The new historicism and The scarlet letter -- Hawthorne's a-morality of compromise / Sacvan Bercovitch.
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Includes bibliographical references.

Part One. The complete text. The prison-door -- The market-place -- The recognition -- The interview -- Hester at her needle -- Pearl -- The governor's hall -- The elf-child and the minister -- The leech -- The leech and his patient -- The interior of a heart -- The minister's vigil -- Another view of Hestor -- Hester and the physician -- Hester and Pearl -- A forest walk -- The pastor and his parishioner -- A flood of sunshine -- The child at the brook-side -- The minister in a maze -- The New England holiday -- The procession -- The revelation of the scarlet letter -- Conclusion. Part Two. A case study in contemporary criticism -- Introduction: the critical background -- Psychoanalytic criticism and The scarlet letter -- Re-reading The letter: Hawthorne, the fetish, and the (family) romance / Joanne Feit Diehl -- Reader-response criticism and The scarlet letter -- Mrs. Hawthorne's headache: reading The scarlet letter / David Leverenz -- Feminist criticism and The scarlet letter -- The scarlet letter (a)dor©♭e, or the female body embroidered / Shari Benstock -- Deconstruction and The scarlet letter -- Silence, family discourse, and fiction in The scarlet letter / Michael Ragussis -- The new historicism and The scarlet letter -- Hawthorne's a-morality of compromise / Sacvan Bercovitch.

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