The House of the Seven Gables, by Hawthorne, Nathaniel; Levine, Robert S.
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- ISBN: 9780393679465 | 0393679462
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 4/2/2020
This Norton Critical Edition includes:The first edition of the novel, published in 1851 by Ticknor, Reed, and Fields.Robert S. Levine’s insightful introduction, revised headnotes, expanded explanatory footnotes, and note on the text and annotations.A generous selection of carefully chosen primary materials—three of them new to the Second Edition—intended to provide readers with essential backgrounds on the novel’s major themes.An extensive selection of critical responses to The House of the Seven Gables from the time of its publication to the present day, including eight new to the Second Edition.A chronology of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s life and work and a selected bibliography. About the Series Read by more than 12 million students over fifty-five years, Norton Critical Editions set the standard for apparatus that is right for undergraduate readers. The three-part format—annotated text, contexts, and criticism—helps students to better understand, analyze, and appreciate the literature, while opening a wide range of teaching possibilities for instructors. Whether in print or in digital format, Norton Critical Editions provide all the resources students need.