By Edwin Haviland Miller
Lines the lifetime of the nineteenth-century New England novelist, examines every one of his significant works, and describes the social and political historical past of the interval.
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Perkins Library, Duke University; Essex Institute, Salem, Massachusetts; Folger Shakespeare Library; Harvard University Portrait Collection; House of the Seven Gables, Salem, Massachusetts; Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery; Manuscript Division, Library of Congress; Massachusetts Historical Society; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Pierpont Morgan Library; New Hampshire Historical Society; New-York Historical Society; Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection, New York Public Library; Bobst Library, New York University; Ohio State University Library; Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Herbert H.
There were always in Hawthorne's life the alternations or rhythms of depressed periods of deep, sometimes suicidal intensity and periods of playfulness, evidenced in a fondness for masquerades, processionals, and veils. He wore a homemade New England approximation of a royal robe while he wrote The House of the Seven Gables. Thoreau recognized the childlike qualities which are not a part of the conventional portrait, and his own children remembered him climbing trees or sliding on the ice in front of St.
The inner landscape which was his subject was his own: when he looked into the ever-present mirrors, the hell fires he found behind the bland exterior were his objectifications of his self-analysis. " As usual, on the one hand Hawthorne invites and even directs scrutiny but on the other hand makes it extremely difficult, which no doubt was his intention. I have, however, accepted the invitation or the challenge, whichever it may be, in the knowledge that such exploration is as fraught with perils as was Christian's journey to the Celestial City.