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hawthorne Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804–1864) was an American writer of the Romantic period. He achieved world renown with his often allegorical novels and short stories. From 1840 he belonged to the circle of Transcendentalists and became friends with George Ripley, Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson. In 1842 he married Sophia Peabody, a painter who also belonged to the Transcendentalist Club, and with whom he had three children and a happy marriage until his death. Even during his lifetime, Hawthorne was canonized as the founder of a genuinely American literature. He is considered one of the most important American writers.

Virginia Frances Sterrett (1900–1931) was an American artist and illustrator.


tanglewood tales

Tanglewood Tales

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Tales from Ancient Greece – Illustrated by Virginia Frances Sterrett

220 pages 15,5 x 22 x 1,7 cm 336 g
ISBN 9783988370143

9,80 €

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This book is a masterful re-writing of well-known Greek myths, all presented in one volume, for a younger audience. It contains the myths of Theseus and the Minotaur; Antaeus and the Pygmies; The Dragon‘s Teeth; Circe‘s Palace; Proserpina, Ceres, Pluto and the Pomegranate Seeds; and Jason and the Golden Fleece. The book further contains a series of dazzling illustrations by Virginia Frances Sterrett.

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