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Resource Guide:
Nathaniel Hawthorne

Sample Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
American LiteraturePS 1-3576
American Literature 19th centuryPS 201-217
American Literature Prose FictionPS 370-380
American Literature Individual AuthorsPS 991-3390
Nathaniel HawthornePS 1850-1892

Sample Subject Headings

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  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel 1804-1864
  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel 1804-1864 - Characters
  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel 1804-1864 - Criticism and interpretation
  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel 1804-1864 - Political and social views
  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel 1804-1864 - Technique
  • Gothic Revival (Literature)
  • Romanticism, United States

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

Title Call Number
The Concord quartet : Alcott, Emerson, Hawthorne, Thoreau...PS 128 .S37 2006
Hawthorne in ConcordPS 1994 .M395 2004
The poetics of national and racial identity in nineteenth-century...e-Book
Hawthorne : a lifePS 1881 .W53 2003
American gothic new interventions in a national narrativee-Book
Hawthorne's narrative strategiesPS 1891 .D86 1995
Engendering romance : women writers and the Hawthorne...PS 374 .F45 B83 1994
Updike's version : rewriting The scarlet letterPS 3571 .P4 Z874 1992

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • Nathaniel Hawthorne Review
  • American Literature
  • Nineteenth-Century Literature
  • Nineteenth-Century Fiction
  • Romanticism
  • Massachusetts Review

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