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Hawthorne at Salem

Literary Career

Lectures and Articles Related to the Non-fiction and Poetry of Nathaniel Hawthorne

Poem "Moderate Views" written by Hawthorne on February 13, 1817
Poem "Moderate Views" written by Hawthorne on February 13, 1817(courtesy of Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA)
and expanding upon his earlier depictions of encroaching mechanization within American culture."In addition, Dr. Hewitson argues that “'War Matters' can be seen as anticipating later similar treatments of issues of mechanization and its potential for profound subjective and social realignments, such as Herman Melville’s Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War, Mark Twain’s Connecticut Yankee in Kng Arthur’s Court and Henry Adams’ Education of Henry Adams.