Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Untold Story (Chronicle of Higher Education)

Esteemed novelist and short story writer Nathaniel Hawthorne, a member of the Class of 1825, may not have been the shy recluse he is often reported to have been. Such revelations emerged in his son Julian Hawthorne’s posthumously published Memoirs (1938) and are revisited in an essay by Jack Matthews.

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