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Hawthorne Scarlet Letter

  • In the puritanical Boston of the 17th Century, a woman gives birth after committing adultery. That woman, Hester Prynne, choses to create a new life for herself in the face of adversity rather than succumb to what is expected of her. She will not name the father. Her decision opens up the tension between religious life and the true grace of God, and...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2008
  • Enriched Classics offer readers accessible editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and commentary. Each book includes educational tools alongside the text, enabling students and readers alike to gain a deeper and more developed understanding of the writer and their work. Set two centuries before Hawthorne?s own time, The...

    Publisher : Pocket Books
    published : 2004
  • In The Scarlet Letter , Nathaniel Hawthorne takes readers back to the puritan days of the American colonies, into a society as unforgiving as its harsh New England winters. The story of Hester Prynne, who bears a scarlet A? upon her breast as a symbol of her adultery, and that of her pious lover who atones in tormented silence, is one that has captivated...

    Publisher : Thunder Bay Press
    published : 2014
  • With stark power and emotional depth, Hawthorne's masterpiece explores sin, guilt, and redemption in a story of adultery in the early days of the Massachusetts Colony.

    Publisher : Dover Publications
    published : 2012
  • Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. All editions are complete and unabridged, and feature Introductions and Afterwords. This edition of The Scarlet Letter includes a Preface, Biographical Note, and Afterword by Keith...

    Publisher : Tom Doherty Associates
    published : 1989
  • The story “The Scarlet Letter” revolves around a woman named Hester who has committed adultery. Consequently, she is subjected to punishment according to Bible rules which were strictly followed then. Hester is condemned for life and is forced to wear a scarlet symbol as a punishment for her sin.

    Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
    published : 2009
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne's classic American novel The Scarlet Letter follows Hester Prynne, a woman living in the rigid Puritan society of 17th century Boston. Condemned as an adulteress and forced to wear a scarlet A on her dress, Hester refuses to name the father of her child, born out of wedlock. Her quiet dignity in the face of persecution only serves...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2013
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne?s masterpiece: A searing portrait of sin and redemption in Puritan New England When Hester Prynne, a young Puritan woman in seventeenth-century Boston, becomes pregnant out of wedlock, the unforgiving society in which she lives judges her harshly. Sentenced to wear a scarlet A  emblazoned on her dress, Hester raises her daughter,...

    Publisher : Open Road Media
    published : 2014
  • Packaged in handsome and affordable trade editions, Clydesdale Classics is a new series of essential works made available again. The series features literary phenomena with influence and themes so great that, after their publication, they changed literature forever. From the musings of literary geniuses like Mark Twain in The Adventures of Huckleberry...

    Publisher : Clydesdale Press
    published : 2016
  • Hester Prynne is a beautiful young woman. She is also an outcast. In the eyes of her neighbours she has committed an unforgivable sin. Everyone knows that her little daughter, Pearl, is the product of an illicit affair but no one knows the identity of Pearl's father. Hester's refusal to name him brings more condemnation upon her. But she stands strong...

    Publisher : Random House
    published : 2008