The Scarlet Letter

The Scarlet Letter


Editor: Harold Bloom

Format
Paperback
Price
$7.95
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9781598531121
  • 272 Pages
  • Library of America
  • Adult

Overview

Set within the richly imagined confines of Puritan Boston, here is Hawthorne’s classic allegory of shame and sexuality, introduced by the acclaimed critic Harold Bloom: "If we have a national heroine of our version of the Protestant will in America," Bloom writes, "then it must be Hester Prynne, Hawthorne’s triumph."

Praise

"[Nathaniel Hawthorne] recaptured, for his New England, the essence of Greek tragedy." –Malcolm Cowley
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