Critical Essays On Hawthorne The Scarlet Letter

What seems to be the last title issued, #19, Macaulay’s Select Critical Essays, lists 18 titles in print (not including this title) with a 1923 publication date. Two additional Macaulay titles, Select Historical and Political Essays, and Biographical Essays are listed as in preparation but there is no evidence (WorldCat) that they were published.

Essays and criticism on Feminism in Literature - Dympna C. Callaghan (Essay Date 1994)

Kaul says in the “Introduction” to Hawthorne – A Collection of Critical Essays: Because Hawthorne was much given to evasions, mystifications, and prevarications of various sorts, because he repeatedly confuses the issues by shying sway from them, because he often talks of his fiction in terms of misty legends and faded blooms, because, in short, he seems frequently to disclaim his own vital interests, we must take c...


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Hawthorne A Collection Of Critical Essays

Critics also debate interpretations of the main character's consciousness; is Brown awake or dreaming. What is certain is that he lives and dies in pain because his belief in his righteousness isolates him from his community. It is also certain that Hawthorne's interpretation of Brown's "mid-life crisis" has ambiguity and leaves a reader with many different feelings about what and why certain things have happened. Hawthorne's use of symbolism in his allegorical tale Young Goodman Brown causes th...