Warenkorb
€ 0,00 0 Buch dabei,
portofrei

The Celestial Railroad and Other Stories

Empfohlen ab 18 Jahre. Sprache: Englisch.
Taschenbuch
Ihr 10% Rabatt bei Hugendubel.de
 
10% Rabatt sichern mit Gutscheincode: XMAS10
 
Of Nathaniel Hawthorne's insight into the Puritan's simultaneous need for fulfillment and self-destruction, D. H. Lawrence wrote, "Nathaniel knew disagreeable things in his inner soul. He was careful to send them out in disguise." By means of artfull … weiterlesen
Dieses Taschenbuch ist auch verfügbar als:
Taschenbuch

6,49 *

inkl. MwSt.
Portofrei
Lieferbar innerhalb von zwei Wochen
The Celestial Railroad and Other Stories als Taschenbuch

Produktdetails

Titel: The Celestial Railroad and Other Stories
Autor/en: Nathaniel Hawthorne

ISBN: 0451530209
EAN: 9780451530202
Empfohlen ab 18 Jahre.
Sprache: Englisch.
SIGNET CLASSICS

August 2006 - kartoniert - 317 Seiten

Beschreibung

Of Nathaniel Hawthorne's insight into the Puritan's simultaneous need for fulfillment and self-destruction, D. H. Lawrence wrote, "Nathaniel knew disagreeable things in his inner soul. He was careful to send them out in disguise." By means of artfully crafted and compelling tales, Hawthorne explored the destinies and concerns of early American settlers and citizens. In several of the stories in this collection, characters who hold themselves apart from their fellow man fall prey to the corroding desires of lust for perfection. Then they unwittingly commit evils-against themselves and others-in the name of pride. Edgar Allan Poe noted of Hawthorne's writing: "Every word tells, and there is not a word which does not tell."

Portrait

Nathaniel Hawthorne was born on July 4, 1804, in Salem, Massachusetts, the son and grandson of proud New England seafarers. He lived in genteel poverty with his widowed mother and two young sisters in a house filled with Puritan ideals and family pride in a prosperous past. His boyhood was, in most respects, pleasant and normal. In 1825 he was graduated from Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, and he returned to Salem determined to become a writer of short stories. For the next twelve years he was plagued with unhappiness and self-doubts as he struggled to master his craft. He finally secured some small measure of success with the publication of his Twice-Told Tales (1837). His marriage to Sophia Peabody in 1842 was a happy one. The Scarlet Letter (1850), which brought him immediate recognition, was followed by The House of the Seven Gables (1851). After serving four years as the American Consul in Liverpool, England, he traveled in Italy; he returned home to Massachusetts in 1860. Depressed, weary of writing, and failing in health, he died on May 19, 1864, at Plymouth, New Hampshire.
Ross C. Murfin, professor of English at and former provost of Southern Methodist University, has also taught at the University of Virginia, Yale University, and the University of Miami, where he was Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. He is the author of such books as Swinburne, Hardy, Lawrence and the Burden of Belief and The Poetry of D. H. Lawrence: Texts and Contexts. He is coauthor, with Supryia Ray, of The Bedford Glossary of Critical and Literary Terms (second edition) and series editor of Bedford/St. Martin's popular Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism.

Mehr aus dieser Reihe

zurück
Frankenstein, Dracula, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Taschenbuch
von Mary Shelley, Br…
Awakening and Selected Stories
Taschenbuch
von Kate Chopin
The Complete Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe
Taschenbuch
von Edgar Allan Poe
McTeague
Taschenbuch
von Frank Norris
The Philosophy of Aristotle
Taschenbuch
von Aristotle
vor
Servicehotline
089 - 70 80 99 47

Mo. - Fr. 8.00 - 20.00 Uhr
Sa. 10.00 - 20.00 Uhr
Filialhotline
089 - 30 75 75 75

Mo. - Sa. 9.00 - 20.00 Uhr
Bleiben Sie in Kontakt:
Sicher & bequem bezahlen:
akzeptierte Zahlungsarten: Überweisung, offene Rechnung,
Visa, Master Card, American Express, Paypal
Zustellung durch:
* Alle Preise verstehen sich inkl. der gesetzlichen MwSt. Informationen über den Versand und anfallende Versandkosten finden Sie hier.
Artikel mit dem Hinweis "Pünktlich zum Fest" werden an Lieferadressen innerhalb Deutschlands rechtzeitig zum 24.12.2018 geliefert.
** Deutschsprachige eBooks und Bücher dürfen aufgrund der in Deutschland geltenden Buchpreisbindung und/oder Vorgaben von Verlagen nicht rabattiert werden. Soweit von uns deutschsprachige eBooks und Bücher günstiger angezeigt werden, wurde bei diesen kürzlich von den Verlagen der Preis gesenkt oder die Buchpreisbindung wurde für diese Titel inzwischen aufgehoben. Angaben zu Preisnachlässen beziehen sich auf den dargestellten Vergleichspreis.