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The scarlet letter : a romance / Nathaniel Hawthorne ; introduction by Nina Baym ; notes by Thomas E. Connolly ; enriched eBook features editor, Monika Elbert.

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  • ISBN: 9781440656446 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 1440656444 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 9781440656484 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 1440656487 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 9781440656477 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
  • ISBN: 1440656479 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 2008.

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General Note:
Title from eBook information screen.
"A Penguin enriched eBook classic."
Special features: How to navigate ; filmography ; nineteenth-century reviews ; chronology of Hawthorne's life and times with images ; historical timeline of Old and New England (Massachusetts Bay Colony, 17th century) ; witchcraft and The Scarlet Letter with images and Martha Corey's testimony ; Puritan pleasures and punishments with images ; Puritan child-rearing and Puritan children ; Puritan fashion and The Scarlet Letter: the good, the bad and the bizarre with images ; Hester Prynne and 19th-century women's rights movements ; bibliography and further reading ; images of The Scarlet Letter ; enriched eBook notes.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes filmography.
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
A young woman, publicly scorned for bearing an illegitimate child, refuses to be vanquished by the seventeenth-century Boston community.
System Details Note:
Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 11292 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 7606 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 3123 KB).
Subject: Boston (Mass.) > History > Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 > Fiction.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) > Fiction.
Illegitimate children > Fiction.
Women immigrants > Fiction.
Married women > Fiction.
Puritans > Fiction.
Adultery > Fiction.
Revenge > Fiction.
Clergy > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Historical fiction.
Electronic books.

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