Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • Nathaniel Hawthorne? Who?

    Nathaniel Hawthorne? Who?
    Nathaniel Hawthorne was born on July 4, 1804 in Salem, Massachusetts,U.S.A. American novelist and short-story writer who was a master of the allegorical and symbolic tale. One of the greatest fiction writers in American literature, he is best known for The Scarlet Letter (1850) and The House of the Seven Gables (1851). His parents were Nathaniel Hathorne and Elizabeth Clarke Manning and his sisters were Elizabeth Manning and Maria Louisa.
  • Family? how was his Childhood?

    Nathaniel was 4 years old when his father died in one of their voyages (ship's capitain).
    His childhood was calm, a little isolated but far from unhappy, especially since as a handsome and attractive only son he was idolized by his mother and his two sisters.
  • Teenage?

    In his teens, Hawthorne produced a handwritten newspaper called The Spectator for his family, which featured his own essays, poems, and news stories.
  • Bowdoin College :P

    Bowdoin College :P
    In 1821, Hawthorne’s uncle insisted he go to college, though Hawthorne didn’t want to. On his way to Bowdoin College, Hawthorne met future president Franklin Pierce, and the two began a life-long friendship.
  • ✨Graduate✨

    On his way to Bowdoin College, Hawthorne met future president Franklin Pierce, and the two began a life-long friendship. Hawthorne was an unenthusiastic student but graduated in 1825.
  • 🌟First book 🌟

    🌟First book 🌟
    His first book was Fanshawe: Hawthorne wrote this when he was a studient in Bowdoin College. The book was published anonymously in October, 1828. If you look for information about this title, there isn’t so much information because Hawthorne burnt all the copies that the people didn’t buy. The book was a success but in sales not.
  • Two books🤨?

    Two books🤨?
    He found his style, his own voice and the subject. Five years later he started to write “The Hollow of the Three Hills” and “An Old Woman’s Tale.”
  • The famous book?

    The famous book?
    In this year he wrote not the most famous but the best books: My Kinsman, Major Molineux and Roger Malvin’s Burial.
  • 4 books? Witchcraft?

    4 books? Witchcraft?
    His greatest tales of witchcraft was "young Goodman Brown". in this year he also wrote:The Devil in Manuscript, The Gray Champion and The White Old Maid.
  • The famous book?

    The famous book?
    The scarlet letter set in Puritan Massachusetts Bay Colony during the years 1642 to 1649, the novel tells the story of Hester Prynne, who conceives a daughter through an affair and then struggles to create a new life of repentance and dignity
  • the 2nd most famous?

    the 2nd most famous?
    The house of the seven gables based on the legend of a curse pronounced on Hawthorne's own family by a woman condemned to death during the infamous Salem witch trials.
  • Death of Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Death of Nathaniel Hawthorne
    Nathaniel Hawthorne died on May 19, 1864, while on a trip with former president Franklin Pierce to the White Mountains in New Hampshire.