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Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804 - 1864)

These essays, based on Hawthorne’s stay in England from 1853 to 1857 as American Consul in Liverpool, were first published in the form of a series of travel articles for The Atlantic Monthly. In these writings, he displays his humor, his empathetic nature, his pride in his country, and sometimes his sharp judgment of others. He shares with us the difficulties of being a consul in the 1850’s, takes us on a tour with him through rural England and Scotland, shows us the splendors of London, and the horrors of the poverty that so many suffered. (Introduction by Margaret)

Genre(s): Short Stories

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Section 1, Consular Experiences Margaret Espaillat
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Play 02 Section 2, Consular Experiences Margaret Espaillat
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Play 03 Section 3, Consular Experiences Margaret Espaillat
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Play 04 Section 4, Leamington Spa Margaret Espaillat
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Play 05 Section 5, Leamington Spa Margaret Espaillat
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Play 06 Section 6, About Warwick Margaret Espaillat
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Play 07 Section 7, About Warwick Margaret Espaillat
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Play 08 Section 8, Recollections of a Gifted Woman Margaret Espaillat
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Play 09 Section 9, Recollections of a Gifted Woman Margaret Espaillat
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Play 10 Section 10, Lichfield and Uttoxeter Margaret Espaillat
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Play 11 Section 11, Pilgrimage to Old Boston Margaret Espaillat
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Play 12 Section 12, Pilgrimage to Old Boston Margaret Espaillat
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Play 13 Section 13, Near Oxford Margaret Espaillat
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Play 14 Section 14, Near Oxford Margaret Espaillat
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Play 15 Section 15, Some of the Haunts of Burns Margaret Espaillat
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Play 16 Section 16, A London Suburb Margaret Espaillat
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Play 17 Section 17, A London Suburb Margaret Espaillat
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Play 18 Section 18, Up the Thames Margaret Espaillat
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Play 19 Section 19, Up the Thames Margaret Espaillat
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Play 20 Section 20, Outside Glimpses of English Poverty Margaret Espaillat
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Play 21 Section 21, Outside Glimpses of English Poverty Margaret Espaillat
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Play 22 Section 22, Civic Banquets Margaret Espaillat
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Play 23 Section 23, Civic Banquets Margaret Espaillat
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Play 24 Section 24, Civic Banquets Margaret Espaillat
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