(Hawthorne, Nathaniel). Carton, Evan
Title THE MARBLE FAUN: Hawthorne's Transformations
Book Condition Very fine in an illustrated dust jacket, with jacket art a detail of ''Interior of Saint Peter's, Rome'' by Giovanni Paolo Panini. Chronology of Hawthorne's life and works, notes and references, bibliography, index.
Edition First edition.
Publisher New York: Twayne Publishers, (1992).
0805794484 / 9780805794489
Seller ID 30042.00
Hawthorne's last complete work is discussed in terms of the critical response that greeted it, the literary tradition of the romance novel, and the politics of mid 19th Century America. Carton also applies modern theories to further interpret the text.
Literary Criticism. American Literature.