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Young Goodman Brown

Young Goodman Brown


by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Young Goodman Brown Resources


The Hawthorne Society of America

Where the Hawthorniest of the Hawthorniest come together.

Welcome to Mr. Hawthorne's Neighborhood.

Everything you wanted to know about Hawthorne, and probably a little bit more.

Evil Deeds

Want to see what some of Hawthorne's ancestors were getting up to? Check out the Salem Witch Museum.

Movie or TV Productions

"Young Goodman Brown" Goes to France

Nathaniel Hawthorne is as American as American authors get. But, strangely enough, the first movie adaptation of "Young Goodman Brown" was made by the French in 1959. Read up on it here.

…Then Re-Crosses the Atlantic

And here's some information about a more recent movie version—American this time, and kind of new (1993). Okay, so it really isn't that new. Were you even around in 1993?

Articles and Interviews

Hawthorne's Life and Loves

Fun facts about our author, courtesy of Shmoop.

More Tasty Brain Snacks

More fun facts! This time from the folks at Encyclopedia Britannica.

And ANOTHER Hawthorne Biography

See what great American novelist Henry James had to say about Hawthorne and his work.


Don't Turn the Lights Off

A summary of "Young Goodman Brown" with eerie, mood-setting artwork.

"Young Goodman Brown" Comic Book

Still waiting on YGB action figures, but this will do for now.

Once More, with Cats

Seriously. All the characters are cats.

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