Nathaniel Hawthorne Primary Sources
Historical documents. What clues can you gather about Nathaniel Hawthorne, the time, place, players, and culture?
Text of the novel.
An 1886 essay in The Atlantic on the book by Hawthorne's son Julian.
An 1860 review of The Marble Faun by Hawthorne's friend James Russell Lowell.
Correspondence between the two writers and friends.
Hawthorne's 1862 essay in The Atlantic Monthly.
Hawthorne's diary from his days at the Boston Custom House.
Passages of Hawthorne's diary during his stay in England.
A 1901 essay on Hawthorne in The Atlantic Monthly.