Encyclopedia > Nathaniel Hawthorne

  Article Content

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel Hawthorne (July 4, 1804 - May 19, 1864) was an early 19th century American novelist and short story author. He was born in Salem, Massachusetts and died in Plymouth, New Hampshire[?]. After he died, some of his works were edited by his wife and published for the first time.

Hawthorne had a short friendship with Herman Melville; the letters of the two provide a fascinating manuscript.

Hawthorne briefly dabbled in Transcendentalism.

Nathaniel Hawthorne's most famous works include:



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Fourier transform spectroscopy

... of radiation energy (or frequency). At certain resonant frequencies characteristic of the specific sample, the radiation will be absorbed resulting in a series of peaks ...