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  Nathaniel Hawthorne was born on July 4, 1804, in Salem, Massachusetts. His author's great-great-great-grandfather, William Hathorne, was the first in the family to emigrate from England to Salem.   William's son, John Hathorne, was one of the judges who oversaw the Salem Witch Trials. When Nathaniel got to know of this, he is said to have added the letter ‘w’ to his surname. It is said that he wanted to dissociate himself from his ‘n...
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Born on July 4, 1804, Nathaniel Hawthorne was a writer of short stories and novels. The American is more famously known as a novelist though. The Scarlet Letter, his most famous work was first published in 1850. The House of the Seven Gables was published the year after. His famous short stories include Grandfather’s Chair and Tanglewood Tales.   There are few thought-provoking works of fiction than The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Set in 17th ...
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 Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.  - Nathaniel Hawthorne  Famous for his literary work, The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne was born on July 4, 1804 in Salem in Massachusetts. His other works include Fanshawe, The House of the Seven Gables, The Blithedale Romance, The Dolliver Romance, The Marble Faun, Doctor Grimshawe's Secret, Twice-told Tal...
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