Nathaniel Hawthorne (103 books)


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Nathaniel Hawthorne was born on July 4, 1804, in Salem, Massachusetts, where his birthplace is now a museum. William Hathorne, who emigrated from England in 1630, was the first of Hawthorne's ancestors to arrive in the colonies. After arriving, William persecuted Quakers. William's son John Hathorne was one of the judges who oversaw the Salem Witch Trials. (One theory is that having learned about… (more)



An Old Woman's Tale

Roger Malvin's Burial

My Kinsman, Major Molineux

The Canterbury Pilgrims

Passages from a Relinquished Work

Young Goodman Brown

The Ambitious Guest

Sketches From Memory

Old News

The Devil in Manuscript

Old Ticonderoga

A Bell's Biography

The Man of Adamant

Monsieur du Miroir

Mrs. Bullfrog

The Great Carbuncle

The Gray Champion

The Wedding Knell

The Minister's Black Veil

The May-Pole of Merry Mount

The Gentle Boy


Mr. Higginbotham's Catastrophe

David Swan

The Hollow of the Three Hills

Dr. Heidegger's Experiment

Legends of the Province House

Peter Goldthwaite's Treasure

The Shaker Bridal

Endicott and the Red Cross

Sunday at Home

Little Annie's Ramble

A Rill from the Town Pump

The Prophetic Pictures

Sights from a Steeple

The Toll-gatherer's Day

The Vision of the Fountain

Fancy's Show-box

The Haunted Mind

The Village Uncle

The Sister-years


The Seven Vagabonds

The White Old Maid

Chippings with a Chisel

The Lily's Quest

Footprints on the Seashore

Edward Fane's Rosebud

The Threefold Destiny

Sylph Etherege

John Inglefield's Thanksgiving

Biographical Stories

Buds and Bird Voices

Fire Worship

The Hall of Fantasy

Little Daffydowndilly

The Birth-Mark

The Celestial Railroad

The Procession of Life

Egotism; or, The Bosom Serpent

The New Adam and Eve

The Old Apple Dealer

A Book of Autographs

Christmas Banquet

Earth's Holocaust

The Intelligence Office

Main Street

Rappaccini's Daughter

Drowne's Wooden Image

The Artist of the Beautiful

A Select Party

P's Correspondence

The Old Manse

The Scarlet Letter

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Scarlet Letter, published in 1850, is an American novel written by Nathaniel Hawthorne and is generally considered to be his magnum opus. Set in 17th-century Puritan Boston, it tells the story of Hester...

The Great Stone Face

Ethan Brand

La Lettre écarlate

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

À Boston, dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre puritaine du XVIIe siècle, Hester Prynne, jeune épouse d'un vieux savant anglais dont on est maintenant sans nouvelles, a commis le péché d'adultère et refuse de révéler...

La lettera scarlatta

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"La lettera scarlatta", pubblicato nel 1850, è un classico della letteratura statunitense scritto da Nathaniel Hawthorne. Ambientato nel New England puritano nel XVII secolo, il romanzo racconta la storia di...

Der scharlachrote Buchstabe

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Die Handlung des Romans spielt in einer strenggläubigen Siedlung in Neuengland zu Zeiten des amerikanischen Puritanismus, also gegen Ende des 17. Jahrhunderts. Hawthorne erzählt die Geschichte der Ehebrecherin...


by Nathaniel Hawthorne

-El anciano campeón -El entierro de Róger Malvin -El experimento del doctor Héidegger -El joven Goodman Brown -El May-Pole de Merry Mount -Feathertop -Leyendas de la Casa Provincial I. La mascarada de Howe...

The House of the Seven Gables

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

In a sleepy little New England village stands a dark, weather-beaten, many-gabled house. This brooding mansion is haunted by a centuries-old curse that casts the shadow of ancestral sin upon the last four members...

The Blithedale Romance

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The principal setting is a communal farm called Blithedale (i.e., "Happy Valley"), a would-be modern Arcadia along the lines of the anti-capitalist ideals of Charles Fourier, yet is nonetheless destroyed by...

The Gorgon's Head

The Miraculous Pitcher

Feathertop: A Moralized Legend

The Paradise for Children

The Minotaur

The Pygmies

The Dragon's Teeth

Circe's Palace

The Pomegranate Seeds

The Golden Fleece

The Marble Faun

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Marble Faun is Hawthorne's most unusual romance, and possibly one of the strangest major works of American fiction. Writing on the eve of the American Civil War, Hawthorne set his story in a fantastical...

Browne's Folly

Dr Buillivant

The Journal of a Solitary Man

My Visit To Niagara

The Antique Ring

Graves and Goblins

The Snow-Image

Septimius Felton

The Ancestral Footstep