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208. Hawthorne and Myth

Wednesday, 6 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 607, WSCC

Program arranged by the Nathaniel Hawthorne Society

Presiding: Richard Kopley, Penn State Univ., DuBois

1. "Hawthorne's Carnivalesque Humanism: The Fall-of-Man Myth in 'Young Goodman Brown' and 'The Maypole of Merry Mount,'" Adam Pridemore, Univ. of South Florida

2. "'Sprouting from the Earth': Hawthorne's Racialized Classicism," Richard Hardack, Berkeley, CA

3. "Puget Sound (Re)Writes New England: The Postfrontier Civic Myth in Ella Rhoads Higginson's Revision of The Scarlet Letter," Laura Laffrado, Western Washington Univ.


  • American Literature – Before 1900

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