The Blithedale romance

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Based on Hawthorne's own experience of a Utopian socialist community outside Boston, The Blithedale Romance tells of the attempts of a like-minded group to begin reforming a dissipated America. However, rather than dropping bad habits and changing the world, Coverdale the prurient bachelor,Hollingsworth the furious philanthropist, Zenobia the voluptuous feminist, and Priscilla the vulnerable seamstress soon find themselves pursuing egotistical paths which must lead ultimately to tragedy. Evoking a bright rural idyll which fails to survive the ravages of lust and power, Hawthornecynically undermines the fatuities of nineteenth-century American idealism.
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subject_facet Autobiographical fiction, Communal living -- Fiction, Farm life -- Fiction, Massachusetts -- Fiction, Psychological fiction
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title_full The Blithedale romance / Nathaniel Hawthorne ; with an introduction by Tony Tanner and explanatory notes by John Dugdale
title_short The Blithedale romance
topic_facet Communal living, Farm life, Psychological fiction