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Nathaniel Hawthorne Resources

Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) was an American novelist, most famous for his books The Scarlet Letter and The House of the Seven Gables. Hawthorne resources on the Excellence in Literature site include: The House of Seven Gables: 1940 movie trailer Hawthorne … Continue reading

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American Literature Videos

Videos referenced in American Literature (E3): Unit 1 William Zeitler plays the glass armonica (an instrument invented by Benjamin Franklin) Unit 2 Poe’s poem “The Raven” read aloud by Christopher Walken, combined with Gustave Doré’s illustrations Video introduction to the … Continue reading

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American Literature Texts

English III: American Literature, A Survey Course What does American Literature cover? American Literature is a college-preparatory chronological literature survey course. Focus works, including novels, short stories, poems, and drama, have been selected for literary quality, and for their place … Continue reading

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1940 Movie: The House of the Seven Gables by Hawthorne

The House of the Seven Gables is a 1940 drama, loosely based on Nathaniel Hawthorne’s 1851 novel of the same name. Although it differs from Hawthorne’s story, it is nonetheless evocative of the era. Here is the trailer for this classic film. Vincent Leonard … Continue reading

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