Hawthorne's Romantic Transmutation of Colonial and Revolutionary War History in Selected Tales and Romances

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The purpose of this thesis is to examine in selected tales and romances Hawthorne's intent and the effectiveness of his transmutation of American colonial and Revolutionary War history in his fiction. This study examines the most important of Hawthorne's original sources. While indicating the relationship between fictional and historical accounts as necessary to a study of Hawthorne's romantic transmutation of history, this thesis further investigates Hawthorne's artistic reasons for altering events of the past.

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Clayton, Lawrence R. August 1969.

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The purpose of this thesis is to examine in selected tales and romances Hawthorne's intent and the effectiveness of his transmutation of American colonial and Revolutionary War history in his fiction. This study examines the most important of Hawthorne's original sources. While indicating the relationship between fictional and historical accounts as necessary to a study of Hawthorne's romantic transmutation of history, this thesis further investigates Hawthorne's artistic reasons for altering events of the past.

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  • August 1969

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Clayton, Lawrence R. Hawthorne's Romantic Transmutation of Colonial and Revolutionary War History in Selected Tales and Romances, thesis, August 1969; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131125/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .