THE HOUSE OF THE SEVEN GABLES (Illustrated Edition): A Gothic Classic on Salem Witch Trials From the Renowned American Author of

THE HOUSE OF THE SEVEN GABLES (Illustrated Edition): A Gothic Classic on Salem Witch Trials From the Renowned American Author of "The Scarlet Letter" and "Twice-Told Tales" (with Author's Biography)

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Overview

The House of the Seven Gables is a Gothic novel which follows the story of a New England family and their ancestral home. In this book, Hawthorne explores themes of guilt, retribution, and atonement and colors the tale with suggestions of the supernatural and witchcraft. The setting for the book was inspired by a gabled house in Salem belonging to Hawthorne's cousin Susanna Ingersoll and by ancestors of Hawthorne who had played a part in the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. American novelist and short story writer Nathaniel Hawthorne's (1804-1864) writing centers on New England, many works featuring moral allegories with a Puritan inspiration. His fiction works are considered to be part of the Dark romanticism. His themes often centre on the inherent evil and sin of humanity, and his works often have moral messages and deep psychological complexity.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788027202638
Publisher: Musaicum Books
Publication date: 08/07/2017
Sold by: Bookwire
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 334
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

One of the greatest authors in American literature, Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) was a novelist and short story writer born in Salem, Massachusetts. Hawthorne’s best-known books include The House of the Seven Gables and The Scarlet Letter, works marked by a psychological depth and moral insight seldom equaled by other writers.

Date of Birth:

July 4, 1804

Date of Death:

May 19, 1864

Place of Birth:

Salem, Massachusetts

Place of Death:

Plymouth, New Hampshire

Education:

Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, 1824

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