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Hester Prynne is a beautiful young woman. She is also an outcast. In the eyes of her neighbours she has committed an unforgivable sin. Everyone knows that her little daughter Pearl is the product of an illicit affair but no one knows the identity of Pearl's father. Hester's refusal to name him brings more condemnation upon her. But she stands strong in the face of public scorn, even when she is forced to wear the sign of her shame sewn onto her clothes: the scarlet letter "A" for "Adulteress." The story of Hester Prynne-found out in adultery, pilloried by her Puritan community, and abandoned, in different ways, by both her partner in sin and her vengeance-seeking husband-possesses a reality heightened by Hawthorne's pure human sympathy and his unmixed devotion to his supposedly fallen but fundamentally innocent heroine. In its moral force and the beauty of its conciliations, The Scarlet Letter rightly deserves its stature as the first great novel written by an American, the novel that announced an American literature equal to any in the world. (Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)

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9780553210095
9780007218493
9781629233680
159308207
9781587886102
9780451526083
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9780486115597
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subject_facet Adultery -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Boston (Mass.) -- Fiction, Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Fiction, Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Fiction, Boston (Mass.) -- Social life and customs -- 17th century -- Fiction, Clergy -- Fiction, Didactic fiction, Electronic books, Hawthorne, Nathaniel, -- 1804-1864. -- Scarlet letter, Historical fiction, Illegitimate children -- Fiction, Married women -- Fiction, Prynne, Hester (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Puritans -- Fiction, Puritans -- Massachusetts -- Fiction, Revenge -- Fiction, Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction, Women -- Massachusetts -- Fiction, Women immigrants -- Fiction
title_display The scarlet letter
title_full The scarlet letter / Nathaniel Hawthorne, The scarlet letter / Nathaniel Hawthorne ; with a foreword by Leo Marx, The scarlet letter / Nathaniel Hawthorne ; with an introduction and notes by Nancy Stade ; George Stade consulting editorial director, The scarlet letter [electronic resource] / Nathaniel Hawthorne, The scarlet letter [electronic resource] Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864., The scarlet letter [sound recording] / by Nathaniel Hawthorne
title_short The scarlet letter
topic_facet Adultery, Clergy, Electronic books, Hawthorne, Nathaniel, Historical fiction, History, Illegitimate children, Married women, Prynne, Hester (Fictitious character), Puritans, Revenge, Social life and customs, Triangles (Interpersonal relations), Women, Women immigrants