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The House of the Seven Gables

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$13.50 • £10.95 • €12.00

ISBN 9780674035751

Publication Date: 12/15/2009


368 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

Belknap Press

The John Harvard Library


Related Subjects

  • Introduction to The House of the Seven Gables
  • Textual Introduction: The House of the Seven Gables
  • Note on the Typesetting
  • Preface
  • 1. The Old Pyncheon Family
  • 2. The Little Shop-Window
  • 3. The First Customer
  • 4. A Day behind the Counter
  • 5. May and November
  • 6. Maule’s Well
  • 7. The Guest
  • 8. The Pyncheon of To-day
  • 9. Clifford and Phoebe
  • 10. The Pyncheon-Garden
  • 11. The Arched Window
  • 12. The Daguerreotypist
  • 13. Alice Pyncheon
  • 14. Phoebe’s Good Bye
  • 15. The Scowl and Smile
  • 16. Clifford’s Chamber
  • 17. The Flight of Two Owls
  • 18. Governor Pyncheon
  • 19. Alice’s Posies
  • 20. The Flower of Eden
  • 21. The Departure
  • Textual Notes
  • Editorial Emendations in the Copy-Text
  • Rejected First-Edition Substantive Readings
  • Word-Division
  • Historical Collation
  • Alterations in the Manuscript
  • Compositorial Stints in the First Edition
  • The Centenary Texts: Editorial Principles
  • Appendix to the Second Printing

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