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A Nathaniel Hawthorne Encyclopedia

A Nathaniel Hawthorne Encyclopedia
Author: Robert L. Gale
ISBN 13: 9780313268168
ISBN 10: 313268169
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Greenwood
Publication Date: 1991-03-30
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 608
List Price: $75.00

"This excellent guide to Hawthorne's public and private worlds will be a mandatory purchase for most libraries." Choice


A comprehensive guide to all available primary and secondary data on Hawthorne's life (1804-1864) and works. The encyclopedia presents, in one alphabetized sequence, approximately 1,500 entries that identify all of Hawthorne's characters, summarize the plots of his fiction and the substance of his poems and non-fictional prose, and introduce his family members, friends, and associates. Includes a chronological listing of the events in Hawthorne's life, and nine appendices. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)