The House of the Seven Gables

Nathaniel Hawthorne: Fame but No Fortune

Today, The Scarlet Letter and The House of the Seven Gables are familiar to many students assigned to read Nathaniel Hawthorne’s work. It was a different story during the author’s lifetime, in the 19th century. Although he was well-known, his books enjoyed only a measure of popularity at the time. Hawthorne’s works never sold as […]

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