Excerpts from Margaret
Moore's The Salem World of Nathaniel Hawthorne in which she summarizes
his historical account in "Main-Street" and describes the Indians as displaced.
(courtesy of University of Missouri Press)
In this excerpt Margaret Moore provides an overview of Hawthorne's treatment
of Native Americans as subjects in his writings.
Excerpts from Michael J. Colacurcio's The
Province of Piety: Moral History in Hawthorne's Early Tales that
focus on the white man killing the Indian race causing it to disappear.
In this passage he describes the ultimate destruction of the Indians.
(courtesy of Dr. Michael J. Colacurcio)