Nathaniel Hawthorne

Standard Name: Hawthorne, Nathaniel


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Education Alice Meynell
In the summer of 1852 Elizabeth and Alice Thompson (later AM ) began their education under their father's instruction. Recording her daughters' lessons, Christiana Thompson writes, Dear little angels do their writing . ....
Education Louisa May Alcott
She was also a great self-educator and took to reading everything from Bunyan 's Pilgrim's Progress to Hawthorne 's The Scarlet Letter (he was a family friend). She particularly admired Mary Wollstonecraft and also warmed...
Education Mary Lavin
The young ML had as strong an enjoyment of company as of solitude, and enjoyed the school she went to in Massachusetts. Nevertheless at this stage she was her own most important teacher. Her parents...
Education Rebecca Harding Davis
Influenced by her mother's linguistic virtuosity and her father's storytelling and love of classic literature, Rebecca grew up well acquainted with early American history (whose evidence lay close at hand) and with the stories...
Friends, Associates Mary Russell Mitford
At the end of her life MRM was visited by John Ruskin and the US publisher James T. Fields .
Mudge, Bradford Keyes, editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 116. Gale Research, 1992.
116: 197
Her American literary connections were many: she corresponded with, and in some cases...
Friends, Associates Margaret Fuller
MF 's circle of friends and associates included many of the of the pre-eminent thinkers and writers of her day. She maintained a vision of friendship that demanded total loyalty and sought integrity, sensitivity, and...
Friends, Associates Fanny Aikin Kortright
She was a friend of Nathaniel Hawthorne (whom she never met, but of whose wife and family she remained a faithful friend and correspondent after Hawthorne's death), Bulwer Lytton , and Charles Kingsley (all of...
Friends, Associates Camilla Crosland
CC 's friends and acquaintances were varying and numerous. In her youth the radical politician John Cartwright was a neighbour. Her literary work as an adult led to the formation of a number of lasting...
Friends, Associates Rebecca Harding Davis
She established a friendship with Nathaniel Hawthorne through an early, enthusiastic letter, in which she described the delight of her first encounters with his work. She nevertheless felt that he always stood somewhat aloof from...
Friends, Associates Harriet Martineau
In the USA HM became a good friend of Margaret Fuller , although differences developed between them after Martineau published Society in America, which she saw as objecting to Fuller's gorgeous pedantry and disregard...
Friends, Associates Herman Melville
He had a close friendship with Nathaniel Hawthorne .
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
Health Harriet Martineau
Nathaniel Hawthorne , who visited her in later years, described her as the most continual talker I ever heard; it is really like the babbling of a brook, and very lively and sensible too; and...
Intertextuality and Influence Angela Carter
Carter attributes the idea for Love to Benjamin Constant 's nineteenth-century novel Adolphe. Linden Peach also notes intertextual references to Edgar Allan Poe 's poem Annabel Lee, and Nathaniel Hawthorne 's novel The Scarlet Letter.
Peach, Linden. Angela Carter. St Martin’s Press, 1998.
59, 62-7
Intertextuality and Influence Vernon Lee
By this date, according to Julia Briggs , she had already fallen under the influence of Nathaniel Hawthorne 's The Marble Faun, 1860, (an influence she shared with Henry James ).
Briggs, Julia. Night Visitors. Faber, 1977.
113, 119
Intertextuality and Influence Rebecca Harding Davis
When it first appeared, RHD 's story met with wide critical acclaim and broad recognition from members of the American literary community.
Davis, Rebecca Harding. “Biographical Introduction”. Life in the Iron Mills; or, the Korl Woman, edited by Tillie Olsen, The Feminist Press, 1972.
American National Biography.
Emily Dickinson wrote to her sister-in-law for a copy.
Olsen, Tillie. Silences. Virago, 1980.
Davis's publisher...


4 July 1804
Nathaniel Hawthorne , novelist, was born in Salem, Massachusetts, USA.
27 October 1828
Nathaniel Hawthorne anonymously published his first novel, Fanshawe, at his own expense.
16 March 1850
Nathaniel Hawthorne 's novel about a female adulteress, The Scarlet Letter, was published.
9 April 1851
Nathaniel Hawthorne published in BostonThe House of the Seven Gables, a novel exploring Puritan guilt.
Spring 1852
Samuel Orchart Beeton (later the husband of Isabella Mary Beeton) began publishing the Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, which stimulated the spread of home dressmaking.
By 7 July 1852
Nathaniel Hawthorne published The Blithedale Romance, in two volumes.
28 February 1860
Nathaniel Hawthorne published Transformation: Or, The Romance of Monte Beni in three volumes.
19 May 1864
Nathaniel Hawthorne , novelist, died at Pemigewasset House, Plymouth, New Hampshire, USA.