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Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804–1864)

Author of The Scarlet Letter

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About the Author

Nathaniel Hawthorne was born on July 4, 1804 in Salem, Massachusetts. When he was four years old, his father died. Years later, with financial help from his maternal relatives who recognized his literary talent, Hawthorne was able to enroll in Bowdoin College. Among his classmates were the show more important literary and political figures Horatio Bridge, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Franklin Pierce. These friends supplied Hawthorne with employment during the early years after graduation while Hawthorne was still establishing himself as a legitimate author. Hawthorne's first novel, Fanshawe, which he self-published in 1828, wasn't quite the success that he had hoped it would be. Not willing to give up, he began writing stories for Twice-Told Tales. These stories established Hawthorne as a leading writer. In 1842, Hawthorne moved to Concord, Massachusetts, where he wrote a number of tales, including "Rappaccini's Daughter" and "Young Goodman Brown," that were later published as Mosses from an Old Manse. The overall theme of Hawthorne's novels was a deep concern with ethical problems of sin, punishment, and atonement. No one novel demonstrated that more vividly than The Scarlet Letter. This tale about the adulterous Puritan Hester Prynne is regarded as Hawthorne's best work and is a classic of American literature. Other famous novels written by Hawthorne include The House of Seven Gables and The Blithedale Romance. In 1852, Hawthorne wrote a campaign biography of his college friend Franklin Pierce. After Pierce was elected as President of the United States, he rewarded Hawthorne with the Consulship at Liverpool, England. Hawthorne died in his sleep on May 19, 1864, while on a trip with Franklin Pierce. (Bowker Author Biography) show less
Disambiguation Notice:

Hawthorne added the 'w' to his last name out of guilt and shame due to the fact that his ancestor was Judge Hathorne at the famous Salem Witch Trials.

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Series

Works by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Scarlet Letter (1850) 36,703 copies
The House of the Seven Gables (1851) 8,665 copies
Twice-Told Tales (1837) 1,774 copies
The Blithedale Romance (1852) 1,671 copies
The Marble Faun (1860) 1,424 copies
Tanglewood Tales (1853) — Author — 1,377 copies
Hawthorne's Short Stories (1946) 464 copies
Selected Tales and Sketches (1987) 434 copies
Mosses from an Old Manse (1846) 429 copies
A Wonder Book / Tanglewood Tales (1851) — Author — 337 copies
The Portable Hawthorne (1948) 331 copies
Four Great American Classics (1969) 328 copies
Selected Tales and Sketches (1950) 302 copies
Young Goodman Brown (1993) — Author — 253 copies
Rappaccini's Daughter (1844) 240 copies
The Great Stone Face (1889) 221 copies
The Scarlet Letter (1850) — Author — 202 copies
Haunting Tales (1980) 136 copies
The Minister's Black Veil (1979) 109 copies
Wakefield (1985) 98 copies
The Golden Touch (1934) 81 copies
The Birthmark (1968) 74 copies
The House of Seven Gables (2000) 68 copies
Classics Illustrated #06: The Scarlet Letter (1990) — Author — 60 copies
Fanshawe (1828) 59 copies
The Celestial Railroad (1980) 58 copies
Our Old Home (1863) 47 copies
Doctor Grimshawe's Secret (1882) 45 copies
The Devil in Manuscript (1990) 38 copies
Dr. Heidegger's Experiment (1837) 38 copies
My Kinsman, Major Molineux (2002) 35 copies
Racconti neri e fantastici (1994) 32 copies
Septimius Felton (1876) 26 copies
Twice-Told Tales, Volume I (1876) 26 copies
Racconti narrati due volte (1983) 26 copies
The American Notebooks (1972) 22 copies
Life of Franklin Pierce (1852) 22 copies
Three Complete Novels (1995) 19 copies
The Artist of the Beautiful (1844) 19 copies
The Dolliver Romance (1977) 17 copies
The Three Golden Apples (1981) 17 copies
Great Classic Stories II: Eighteen Unabridged Classics (2010) — Contributor — 16 copies
The Ambitious Guest (2013) — Author — 15 copies
Biographical stories (1886) 13 copies
The Golden Fleece (1936) 13 copies
The Maypole of Merry Mount (1837) 13 copies
Tales (1978) 12 copies
The Scarlet letter (2013) 11 copies
The Scarlet Letter [1979 TV mini series] (2003) — Author — 11 copies
The Christmas Banquet (2010) 10 copies
The Minotaur (1979) 10 copies
Stories (1978) 9 copies
Selected Tales (1982) 8 copies
Relatos de hombres lobos y otra (1997) — Contributor — 8 copies
Wakefield - Ethan Brand. (2003) 7 copies
The Great Carbuncle (2017) 7 copies
Contes et récits (1996) 7 copies
Hawthorne (2015) 7 copies
The Gentle Boy (2010) 7 copies
Main-Street (2008) 6 copies
David Swan [short story] (2014) 6 copies
The Man of Adamant (2012) 6 copies
Unheimliche Erzählungen (2007) 5 copies
In colonial days, (2012) 5 copies
A Book of Autographs (2007) 5 copies
Le Hall de l'imagination (2006) 5 copies
Sketches and Studies (2012) 5 copies
Contos Bizarros (2021) 5 copies
From Twice Told Tales (2002) 5 copies
A Letra Encarnada (2009) 5 copies
Vijf Amerikaanse novellen (1985) 5 copies
The Paradise of Children (2005) 5 copies
A Bell's Biography (2012) 5 copies
Sketches from Memory (2012) 4 copies
CUANDO LA TIERRA ERA NINA (2003) 4 copies
Opere scelte (1994) 4 copies
The Wedding-Knell (2013) 4 copies
Twice-Told Tales. Vol 2 (2008) 4 copies
Contes (1993) 4 copies
Hawthornes Short Stories (1946) 4 copies
A dama de branco (1991) 4 copies
Sights from a steeple (2012) 3 copies
Erzählungen (1977) 3 copies
Mosses From An Old Manse (1898) 3 copies
An Old Woman's Tale (2012) 3 copies
Wakerfield (1985) 3 copies
Wakefield y otros relatos (2004) 3 copies
A Rill from the Town Pump (2012) 3 copies
The Great Stone Face (1991) 3 copies
Rappaccini's Daughter [1980 film] (1980) — Author — 3 copies
Tales of the White Hills (1889) 3 copies
The Classic Gothic Horror Collection (2021) — Contributor — 3 copies
A Select Party (2012) 3 copies
The Dragon's Teeth (2016) 2 copies
The Pomegranate Seeds (2015) 2 copies
The Pygmies (2014) 2 copies
relats desconcertants (1985) 2 copies
The Snow Image 2 copies
Cuentos tenebrosos (1996) 2 copies
Gli eroi e l'avventura (1991) 2 copies
The Hawthorne Collection (2008) 2 copies
Poems (1967) 2 copies
Tales contes (1968) 2 copies
Tutti i racconti (2006) 2 copies
Contes étranges (2014) 2 copies
I capolavori 2 copies
The Outsider 1 copy
Pandora's Box (1952) 1 copy
Contos 1 copy
LA LETRA ESCARLATA (1985) 1 copy
MITOS GREGOS 1 copy
MISTERIOSOS 1 copy
Short Stories Minibook (2021) 1 copy
Novela norteamericana (1982) 1 copy
Novela norteamericana (1982) 1 copy
Rappaccini'nin Kizi (2016) 1 copy
Old Esther Dudley (1990) 1 copy
Europa e Pandora (2003) 1 copy
The Wayside 1 copy
Selected Stories (2011) 1 copy
Danevelloù (1988) 1 copy
La vergine dei veleni (1987) 1 copy
The Ancestral Footstep (2004) 1 copy
Romanzi 1 copy
Novelly 1 copy
Miti greci 2¦ ( I) — Author — 1 copy
Miti greci 1¦ ( I) — Author — 1 copy

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Great American Short Stories: From Hawthorne to Hemingway (2004) — Contributor — 595 copies
The Oxford Book of Gothic Tales (1992) — Contributor — 542 copies
The Oxford Book of Short Stories (1981) — Contributor — 513 copies
Black Water: The Book of Fantastic Literature (1983) — Contributor — 502 copies
Great American Short Stories (1957) — Contributor — 497 copies
American Gothic Tales (1996) — Contributor — 462 copies
100 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories (1993) — Contributor — 446 copies
American Supernatural Tales (2007) — Contributor — 446 copies
Fifty Great American Short Stories (1965) — Contributor — 436 copies
Fantastic Tales: Visionary and Everyday (1983) — Contributor — 433 copies
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF (1994) — Contributor — 394 copies
The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales (1993) — Contributor — 370 copies
Americans in Paris: A Literary Anthology (2004) — Contributor — 298 copies
75 Short Masterpieces: Stories from the World's Literature (1961) — Contributor — 298 copies
Witches & Warlocks: Tales of Black Magic, Old & New (1991) — Contributor — 285 copies
Extraordinary Tales (1955) — Contributor — 275 copies
The Treasury of American Short Stories (1981) — Contributor — 269 copies
Masterpieces of Fantasy and Enchantment (1988) — Contributor — 262 copies
The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Volume 1 (1990) — Contributor, some editions — 256 copies
Gothic Short Stories (2002) — Contributor — 246 copies
The New Junior Classics Volume 03: Myths and Legends (1938) — Contributor — 239 copies
The Portable Conservative Reader (1982) — Contributor — 211 copies
Don't Open This Book! (1998) — Contributor — 206 copies
Arbor House Treasury of Horror and the Supernatural (1981) — Contributor — 199 copies
The Apocalypse Reader (2007) — Contributor — 195 copies
The Penguin Book of American Short Stories (1969) — Contributor — 189 copies
The Phantom of the Opera and Other Gothic Tales (2018) — Contributor — 184 copies
Love Letters (1996) — Contributor — 182 copies
Stories to Remember {complete} (1956) — Contributor — 181 copies
The Civil War: The Second Year Told By Those Who Lived It (2012) — Contributor — 174 copies
The Big Book of Classic Fantasy (2019) — Contributor — 168 copies
The Road to Science Fiction #1: From Gilgamesh to Wells (1977) — Contributor — 153 copies
Stories to Remember, Volume I (1956) — Contributor — 148 copies
Life in the Iron Mills [Bedford Cultural Editions] (1997) — Contributor — 143 copies
My Favorite Horror Story (2007) — Contributor — 140 copies
Chilling Horror Short Stories (2016) — Contributor — 139 copies
An Anthology of Famous American Stories (1953) — Contributor — 139 copies
The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction (2010) — Contributor — 134 copies
Witches' Brew (2002) — Contributor — 126 copies
Bedtime Stories (Everyman's Pocket Classics) (2011) — Contributor — 125 copies
Tales of Witchcraft (1991) — Contributor — 113 copies
Haunted America: Star-Spangled Supernatural Stories (1990) — Contributor — 112 copies
The Ghouls (1971) — Contributor — 108 copies
Seven Masterpieces of Gothic Horror (1963) — Contributor — 102 copies
American Short Stories (1976) — Contributor, some editions — 95 copies
American Fantastic Tales: Boxed Set (2009) — Contributor — 92 copies
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Great Stories for Young Readers (1969) — Contributor — 91 copies
The American Fantasy Tradition (2002) — Contributor — 90 copies
Best in Children's Books 21 (1959) 87 copies
Science Fiction: The Future (1971) — Contributor — 85 copies
American Heritage: A Reader (2011) — Contributor — 83 copies
Supernatural Horror Short Stories (2017) — Contributor — 79 copies
Wolf's Complete Book of Terror (1979) — Contributor — 76 copies
World's Great Adventure Stories (1929) — Contributor — 75 copies
Best in Children's Books 35 (1960) 74 copies
The Vampyre and Other Macabre Tales (2012) — Contributor — 74 copies
Bedside Book of Famous American Stories (1936) — Contributor — 72 copies
Stories for Seven Year Olds (1964) — Contributor — 72 copies
200 Years of Great American Short Stories (1975) — Contributor — 69 copies
Swords & Steam Short Stories (Gothic Fantasy) (2016) — Contributor — 64 copies
The Best American Mystery Stories of the 19th Century (2014) — Contributor — 53 copies
Great Classic Stories: 22 Unabridged Classics (2005) — Contributor — 53 copies
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Art of Fiction (1967) — Contributor — 51 copies
The Mammoth Book of Ghost Stories 2 (1991) — Contributor — 50 copies
Colonial Horrors: Sleepy Hollow and Beyond (2017) — Contributor — 50 copies
Promethean Horrors: Classic Stories of Mad Science (2019) — Contributor — 47 copies
The Junior Classics Volume 06: Old-Fashioned Tales (1912) — Contributor — 47 copies
Pearl S. Buck's Book of Christmas (1974) — Contributor — 46 copies
Horror Stories: Classic Tales from Hoffmann to Hodgson (2014) — Contributor — 45 copies
Prose and Poetry for Appreciation (1934) — Contributor — 44 copies
Herds of Thunder, Manes of Gold (1989) — Contributor — 39 copies
Best Loved Short Stories of Nineteenth Century America (2003) — Contributor — 39 copies
Beyond the Curtain of Dark (1972) — Contributor — 38 copies
The Screaming Skull and Other Classic Horror Stories (2010) — Contributor — 37 copies
Anthology of Fear 20 Haunting Stories for Winter Nights (1988) — Contributor — 37 copies
American Gothic Short Stories (2019) — Contributor — 37 copies
American Fiction (1917) — Contributor — 36 copies
Selected English Short Stories (First Series) (1914) — Contributor — 36 copies
The Necromancers (1971) — Contributor — 35 copies
Spring: A Spiritual Biography of the Season (2006) — Contributor — 34 copies
The Scarlet Letter [1995 film] (1996) — Original book — 31 copies
Bodies of the Dead and Other Great American Ghost Stories (1995) — Contributor — 31 copies
Modern Arthurian Literature (1992) — Contributor — 31 copies
The Lock and Key Library (Volume 9: American) (1909) — Contributor — 29 copies
The Mystery Book (1934) — Contributor — 29 copies
Great Ghost Stories: 34 Classic Tales of the Supernatural (2002) — Contributor — 27 copies
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Angels of Darkness: Tales of Troubled and Troubling Women (1995) — Contributor — 27 copies
Great Short Stories Volume 2: Ghost Stories (1906) — Contributor — 26 copies
Mortal Echoes: Encounters With the End (2018) — Contributor — 26 copies
American gothic : An anthology 1787–1916 (1999) — Contributor — 26 copies
American short stories, 1820 to the present (1952) — Contributor — 26 copies
American Literature: The Makers and the Making (In Two Volumes) (1973) — Contributor, some editions — 25 copies
Bound for Evil: Curious Tales of Books Gone Bad (2008) — Contributor — 24 copies
Short Story Classics [American], Volume 1 (1905) — Contributor — 24 copies
Satanism and Witches (1974) — Contributor — 23 copies
Shivers for Christmas (1995) — Contributor — 23 copies
Great Tales of Terror (1935) — Contributor — 23 copies
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Studies in Fiction (1965) — Contributor — 22 copies
Inspirational Classics for Latter-Day Saints (2000) — Contributor — 22 copies
The Wonderful World of Horses (1966) — Contributor — 22 copies
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A Century of Thrillers from Poe to Arlen (First Series) (1934) — Contributor — 18 copies
Horror by Lamplight (1993) — Contributor — 18 copies
Ghosts and Marvels (1924) — Contributor — 17 copies
ROOTS OF EVIL: BEYOND THE SECRET LIFE OF PLANTS (1976) — Contributor — 17 copies
Plays for reading (1996) — Contributor — 17 copies
Tales of the Occult (1975) — Author, some editions — 16 copies
Great Short Stories Volume 3: Romance and Adventure (1906) — Contributor — 16 copies
Devil Worshipers (1990) — Contributor — 16 copies
Four great American novels (1946) — Contributor — 15 copies
The Philosophy of the Plays of Shakspere Unfolded (1827) — Preface — 15 copies
Famous Tales of the Fantastic (1965) — Contributor — 13 copies
Twice-Told Tales [1963 film] (2001) — Original story — 13 copies
Story to Anti-Story (1979) — Contributor — 13 copies
Twenty-Nine Stories (1960) — Contributor — 13 copies
Dark Holidays: A Collection of Ghost Stories (2006) — Contributor — 13 copies
Selected English short stories XIX & XX centuries (1914) — Contributor — 11 copies
Favourite Scary Stories from Graveside Al (1996) — Contributor — 11 copies
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Inside Stories I (1987) — Contributor — 10 copies
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A Treasury of Great Short Stories — Contributor — 7 copies
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Common Knowledge

Legal name
Hathorne, Nathaniel
Other names
Boyce, Ashley A.
Oberon
Aubépine, M.
Birthdate
1804-07-04
Date of death
1864-05-19
Burial location
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord, Massachusetts, USA
Gender
male
Nationality
USA
Birthplace
Salem, Massachusetts, USA
Place of death
Plymouth, New Hampshire, USA
Places of residence
Salem, Massachusetts, USA (birth)
Concord, Massachusetts, USA
Plymouth, New Hampshire, USA (death)
West Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA
Rock Ferry, England, UK
Brook Farm, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Education
Bowdoin College (BA|1825)
Occupations
weigher (Boston Common House)
surveyor (Salem Custom House)
writer
author
novelist
Relationships
Hawthorne, Julian (son)
Lathrop, Rose Hawthorne (daughter)
Hawthorne, Hildegarde (granddaughter)
Hawthorne, Sophia Peabody (wife)
Peabody, Elizabeth Palmer (sister-in-law)
Melville, Herman (friend) (show all 12)
Pierce, Franklin (friend)
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Sr. (friend)
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (friend)
Hillard, George Stillman (friend)
Bridge, Horatio (friend)
Alcott, Louisa May (student)
Organizations
Phi Beta Kappa (1824)
Awards and honors
The Hall of Fame for Great Americans (1900)
Short biography
Nathaniel Hawthorne (July 4, 1804 – May 19, 1864) was an American novelist, dark romantic, and short story writer. His works often focus on history, morality, and religion.

He was born in 1804 in Salem, Massachusetts, to Nathaniel Hathorne and the former Elizabeth Clarke Manning. His ancestors include John Hathorne, the only judge involved in the Salem witch trials who never repented of his actions. He entered Bowdoin College in 1821, was elected to Phi Beta Kappa in 1824, and graduated in 1825. He published his first work in 1828, the novel Fanshawe; he later tried to suppress it, feeling that it was not equal to the standard of his later work. He published several short stories in periodicals, which he collected in 1837 as Twice-Told Tales. The next year, he became engaged to Sophia Peabody. He worked at the Boston Custom House and joined Brook Farm, a transcendentalist community, before marrying Peabody in 1842. The couple moved to The Old Manse in Concord, Massachusetts, later moving to Salem, the Berkshires, then to The Wayside in Concord. The Scarlet Letter was published in 1850, followed by a succession of other novels. A political appointment as consul took Hawthorne and family to Europe before their return to Concord in 1860. Hawthorne died on May 19, 1864, and was survived by his wife and their three children.

Much of Hawthorne's writing centers on New England, many works featuring moral metaphors with an anti-Puritan inspiration. His fiction works are considered part of the Romantic movement and, more specifically, dark romanticism. His themes often center on the inherent evil and sin of humanity, and his works often have moral messages and deep psychological complexity. His published works include novels, short stories, and a biography of his college friend Franklin Pierce, the 14th President of the United States.
Disambiguation notice
Hawthorne added the 'w' to his last name out of guilt and shame due to the fact that his ancestor was Judge Hathorne at the famous Salem Witch Trials.

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Reviews

Chapter 13 (“Alice Pyncheon”) is five star Hawthorne at his best. The rest of the chapters feel heavily padded, some of them maddeningly so, as if he had been trying to eke a novel out of a short story.
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gtross | 114 other reviews | Apr 22, 2024 |
I'm not sure if Hawthorne was trying to be ironic here, but he takes "your sin will find you out" all too literally, and though I understand he's only representing the hypocrisy of the time, I think it shows bad taste to be so obvious about it. I'm not convinced of the realism in this book at all, and I think the morals are misplaced and misconstrued; that's where this book suffers. Are we supposed to convict Hester or sympathize with her, because we seem to be getting mixed signals throughout? I particularly found the whole demon possession thing with Pearl a bit too much to swallow, where everything went all Exorcist (because I guess that's what happens when you're born a bastard). And Dimmesdale and Chillingworth's deaths are just too predictable and so convenient to wrap up the story. There aren't really any characters in this novel you can feel for, for nobody really has any feeling in them. Well, at least that's the way I felt about it.… (more)
 
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TheBooksofWrath | 372 other reviews | Apr 18, 2024 |
I'm not sorry I read it (particularly because it's quite short), but it just didn't do a dang thing for me. The characters felt stilted and cliche and the plot was nothing new either.
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AliceAnna | 3 other reviews | Mar 10, 2024 |
Efforts to read this frustrated a second time. First edition that I checked out had been rebound too tightly to read comfortably, this edition is missing pages. Fortunately the missing pages were only about 40 pages in--so not a great deal of time wasted. I may try again.
 
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