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Set in mid-17th century Boston, this tale of passion, puritanism and revenge is one of the foremost classics of American literature. Its heroine, Hester Prynne, is compelled by her own moral autonomy to wear the scarlet letter but she emerges as a woman with her integrity intact.
Retells the following Greek myths: "The Gorgon's Head," "The Golden Touch," "The Paradise of Children," "The Three Golden Apples," "The Miraculous Pitcher," and "The Chimaera." Includes essays on Nathaniel Hawthorne and Walter Crane.
Here in one volume are all five of Nathaniel Hawthorne's world-famous novels. "The House of the Seven Gables" moves across 150 years from an ancestral crime condoned by the Puritan theocracy to a new beginning in the bustling and democratic Jacksonian era. Hawthorne's masterpiece, "The Scarlet Letter," is a dramatic allegory of the social consequences of adultery and the subversive force of personal desire in a community of laws. "The Blithedale Romance"...
In graphic novel format, retells the story of Hester Prynne, who is ostracized from her seventeenth-century Puritan community for refusing to name the father of her child, the product of an adulterous relationship.
Presents the classic tale of the king who wished that everything he touched would turn to gold. Line drawing depict selected sentences in American Sign language.
A collection of seven critical essays on Hawthorne's novel, arranged in chronological order of original publication.
The story of King Midas and his golden touch is retold by Mike Lamitola. He first shows and explains key signs used in the story along with their English vocabulary words. Then, ten selected sentences illustrated in the companion book, King Midas, are show so that young viewers can learn and recognize them. These introductory parts will help the young viewers understand and appreciate the story of King Midas that Mike performs during the final...
"An anthology of short stories about the North American wilderness"--