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Published by Chelsea House Publishers in Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Massachusetts

Subjects:

  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864.,
  • Mothers and daughters in literature.,
  • Puritans in literature.,
  • Adultery in literature.,
  • Women in literature.,
  • Massachusetts -- In literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 114-116) and index.

Other titlesScarlet letter
Statementedited & with an introduction by Harold Bloom.
SeriesBloom"s guides
ContributionsBloom, Harold.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS1868 .N38 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination125 p. ;
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3677472M
ISBN 10079107563X, 0791077675
LC Control Number2003016892

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