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ISBN: 0312256930 / ISBN-13: 9780312256937

The Scarlet Letter


Set in the harsh Puritan community of seventeenth-century Boston, this tale of an adulterous entanglement that results in an illegitimate birth ... Show synopsis

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  • The Scarlet Letter (Bedford Books) – Trade paperback (2005)
    by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Ross C Murfin (Editor)

    The Scarlet Letter

    Trade paperback, Bedford Books
    2nd ed.
    507 pages

    ISBN: 0312256930
    ISBN-13: 9780312256937

    This volume presents the authoritative Centenary Edition text of Hawthorne's classic 1851 novel, along with critical essays that read "The Scarlet Letter" from contemporary reader-response, psychoanalytic, feminist, and new historicist perspectives. Three brief additional essays demonstrate how several critical perspectives can be combined. As in the first edition, the text and essays are complemented by biographical and critical introductions, bibliographies, and a glossary of critical and theoretical terms. Five of the ... Show more

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Reviews of The Scarlet Letter

Overall customer rating: 4.750

Women's Rights in Puritan Times

by sarab on Dec 3, 2009

I am not done with the book - I am about half-way through. But I am enjoying this book even though the book is a realistic view of women's rights set during the 1600's America. It is not easy reading but the book has given me topics to review and contemplate. More


Red Letter Book

by JTucknessB on Nov 19, 2009

I found ?The Scarlet Letter? to be first rate. Well written and descriptive of the period. I?m sorry that it took me so many years to get around to reading it. Most people read it in high school. More


Nice Read

by torinicole2009 on Nov 18, 2008

This is a great classic book. I really enjoyed it when we had to read as a class in highschool my first year. It's great for class discussions. More



by Selina on Oct 9, 2007

I really loved this book in college. Hester really is a hero readers can admire. She shows more courage and dignity than any of the male characters in the book. Certainly she has flaws, but her strength over shadows them. This story of love and redemption is a classic tale that should be read by ... More

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