Front Cover of The Democratic Review, January, 1838 (courtesy of Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA)
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A list of papers presented at the Hawthorne Society Bicentennial Conference in Salem, MA in July, 2004 (listed alphabetically by author).
Dr. Dominique Régis Claisse, Université de Valenciennes, France , "The Missing Mother in The House of the Seven Gables - A study in Feminine Nature," paper delivered at the conference of the Nathaniel Hawthorne Society, celebrating the Hawthorne bicentennial in Salem, MA, July 1-4
Dr. Clark Davis, Dept. of English, University of Denver, "Reading and Respect: Hawthorne as Stranger," paper delivered at the conference of the Nathaniel Hawthorne Society, celebrating the Hawthorne bicentennial in Salem, MA, July 1-4
Dr. John L. Idol, Jr., Professor emeritus, Clemson University: "Villain, Goad, or Something Else: Chillingworth as Depicted by Hawthorne and Christopher Bigby," paper delivered on July 1, 2004.
Dr. Albert Keith Whitaker, Boston College, "Neoconservative Nathaniel: Bioethics and 'The Birth-Mark'", paper delivered on July 1, 2004.