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Hawthorne"s shyness

ethics, politics, and the question of engagement

by Clark Davis

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864 -- Ethics,
    • Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864 -- Political and social views,
    • Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Politics and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • Romanticism -- United States,
    • Ethics in literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [179]-184) and index.

      StatementClark Davis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS1892.E8 D388 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 188 p. :
      Number of Pages188
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3296135M
      ISBN 10080188098X
      LC Control Number2004019608


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