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Short Stories and Sketches by Nathaniel Hawthorne: An Online Summer Course in 2013
North Shore Community College is offering a summer online course on the short stories of Nathaniel Hawthorne from May 20 through June 27. The course, entitled Nathaniel Hawthorne in Cultural Context: Stories, Art and Artifact, uses Hawthorne's tales and sketches as well as the resources of the Hawthorne in Salem Website (www.hawthorneinsalem.org) and may be taken for three humanities credits or audited.
You may enroll in the course by going to: www.northshore.edu . In the boxes under Find Courses, select summer 2013 and Interdisciplinary Studies (under credit courses), then scroll down to the Hawthorne course. You may contact Terri Whitney,email@example.com , with any questions.
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The Lives of Margaret Fuller: A Biography
NY: W.W. Norton, 2012. Matteson, a Pulitzer-prize winning biographer, turns his attention to one of the most revered intellectual figures of her time. About her relationship with Hawthorne, Matteson says, “Fuller loved being charmed by Hawthorne, and Hawthorne loved to be charming” (255).
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Order a Hawthorne in Salem DVD
for $7.00 plus shipping/handling/tax. Three short videos on Hawthorne's
life and two of his works.
Hawthorne News and Events
New Images from the Nathaniel Hawthorne Collection at Bowdoin College
The Hawthorne in Salem Website is delighted to announce that we have gained permission to photograph and post
on our website the original watercolors by Hugh Thomson for the 1920 Methuen edition of The Scarlet Letter as
well as the images as they appear in that book. All of these images are housed in the
Nathaniel Hawthorne Collection, Bowdoin College Library,
Brunswick, Maine. They appear in several places on our website, but you can most easily find them under
Literature/Women in Hawthorne/The Scarlet Letter/images.
To see the images side by side (not all of the images in the Methuen book are in the collection of original watercolors in the Bowdoin Library),
go to Life and Times/Literary Career/Novels/images.
We have also gained permission from Meredith Publishing and
the Ladies' Home Journal to publish the photograph W. L. Taylor's 1912 painting
The Scarlet Letter which appeared in the March, 1923 issue of the LHJ.
We also have just posted a photograph of the 2007 commemorative plaque in the sidewalk at 97 Maine Street, Brunswick, ME.
That image appears on Life and TImes/Biographical/Hawthorne at Bowdoin/images.
More from the Hawthorne collection at Bowdoin College:
- Illustrations by the Cowles' sisters of The House of the Seven Gables
- Introduction to Captivity Narrative of Hannah Duston, 1987, by Glenn Todd, pp. 5-10 (courtesy of Arion Press, San Francisco, and Glenn Todd
- Woodblock prints by Richard Bosman from Captivity Narrative of Hannah Duston, 1987. (courtesy of Arion Press, San Francisco, and Glenn Todd
Links to Hawthorne Societies
Nathaniel Hawthorne Society
The Nathaniel Hawthorne Society
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