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Portrait of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Charles Osgood, 1840
(courtesy of the Peabody Essex Museum)


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Website last updated: April 2, 2014.

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Lecture on Hawthorne, Brook Farm, and The Blithedale Romance by Prof. Sam Coale of Wheaton College Sunday, April 6, 4:00 p.m. in West Roxbury

The lecture is free and will be followed by a wine and cheese reception. Sponsored by New Brook Farm, Inc., Www.newbrookfarm.org. The talk will take place at the Theodore Parker UU Church, 1859 Centre Street, West Roxbury. Contact: info@newbrookfarm.org or 617-694-6407.

Hawthorne in the Berkshires: Meeting of the Nathaniel Hawthorne Society, June 12-15, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, 375 Church Street, North Adams, MA

New section on Hawthorne’s children’s books

The Hawthorne in Salem Website has added a new section on Hawthorne’s children’s books. (See Life and Times/Literary Career/Children’s Books.) The introduction to this section is complete, and there are Related Literature and Images sections. The image section includes illustrations for A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys by Arthur Rackham and by Walter Crane as well as illustrations of the cover of Peter Parley’s Universal History on the Basis of Geography from the 1867 London edition.

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Matteson, John. 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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