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The Scarlet Letter (original 1850; edition 1850)
by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Thomas E. Connolly (Notes), Nina Baym (Introduction)
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1850)
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Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter: A Critical Resource Guide And Comprehensive Annotated Bibliography of Literary Ctriticism, 1950-2000 (Studies in American Literature) by Kimberly Free Muirhead
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0553210092, Mass Market Paperback)Hailed by Henry James as "the finest piece of imaginative writing yet put forth in the country," Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter reaches to our nation's historical and moral roots for the material of great tragedy. Set in an early New England colony, the novel shows the terrible impact a single, passionate act has on the lives of three members of the community: the defiant Hester Prynne; the fiery, tortured Reverend Dimmesdale; and the obsessed, vengeful Chillingworth.
With The Scarlet Letter, Hawthorne became the first American novelist to forge from our Puritan heritage a universal classic, a masterful exploration of humanity's unending struggle with sin, guilt and pride.
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Hester Prynne, a young wife in colonial New England, is sentenced to wear a scarlet "A" on her clothing, as a public acknowledgement of her sin of adultery.
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