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The Scarlet Letter and Other Writings

Second Edition



This perennially popular Norton Critical Edition has been revised to reflect the most current scholarly approaches to The Scarlet Letter—Hawthorne's most widely read novel—as well as to the five short prose works—“Mrs. Hutchinson”, “Endicott and

This second edition also includes: revised and expanded explanatory footnotes, a new preface and a note on the text by Leland S. Person; key passages from Hawthorne’s notebooks and letters that suggest the close relationship between his private and public writings, and seven new critical essays by Brook Thomas, Michael Ryan, Thomas R. Mitchell, Jay Grossman, Jamie Barlowe, John Ronan and John F. Birk. A Chronology and revised and expanded Selected Bibliography is also included.

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