La letra escarlata

La letra escarlata - Nathaniel Hawthorne - Valdemar
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All who have approached the work of Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) -Poe, Melville, Henry James, Borges- have been unanimous in highlighting the imagination as the dominant element in their writing. In The Scarlet Letter appear many of the topics covered in their stories, but this work manifests itself as the best narrative construction of its author, and many highlight it as the best American novel of the last century. Set in the New England of the seventeenth-century Puritans, The Scarlet Letter tells the terrible impact that a simple act of passion unleashes on the lives of three members of the community: Hester Prynne, a woman of free and independent spirit, object of derision public; the Rev. Dimmesdale, a soul tormented by guilt, though worthy of general esteem; and Chillingworth, a sinister, cruel and vengeful being, who machines in the shade. To awaken the horror, Hawthorne more



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ISBN: 9788477028789
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