TITLE

THREE TEXTUAL PROBLEMS IN HAWTHORNE'S FICTION

AUTHOR(S)
Swann, Charles
PUB. DATE
September 1988
SOURCE
Notes & Queries;Sep1988, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p322
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents a critical appraisal of three textual problems in Nathaniel Hawthorne's fictions. The fictional work mentioned here is "The Marble Faun" and "The Scarlet Letter." The author makes a wrong application of the phrase "pattern of kindly Readers" which according to critics sounds like a nice title for a gentle book on reader-response theory but the phrase hardly makes sense in the context in which it was used. The third fault from The Scarlett Letter is slightly different as the critics found out a clumsy repetition of "wrath."
ACCESSION #
15997473

 

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