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Charter Street Burying Point, established 1637; oldest cemetery in Salem
Charter Street Burying Point, established 1637; oldest cemetery in Salem (photography by Bruce Hibbard)
 

  • Excerpt from Anthony Trollope's article "The Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne," The North American Review. Volume 129, Issue 274, September 1879 (courtesy of Library of Congress and Cornell University Library; the American Memory Project)
    British novelist Anthony Trollope finds a quiet drollery even in the darkest passages of Hawthorne's work and suggests that even our deepest sufferings are not so important as to elevate us above others. If Trollope is correct, this might be due to Hawthorne's modest unwillingness to exalt anything, even sin and its suffering, to a place where it might invite pride.
    Full text of the article is available online at: American Memory Project

  • The Genesis story of Adam and Eve is one that has captured the imaginations of any number of artists working in any number of media. The images here represent only a few of the renditions of the climactic moment in that story and will give the viewer some idea of the many interpretations painters have brought to it.

  • Puritanism and Predestination Information on Puritans from the National




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