Nathaniel Hawthorne: Grandfather's Chair (2626 words)

Context

Related Groups

Introduction

Over the span of almost two decades, nineteenth-century United States author Nathaniel Hawthorne wrote and published a wide range of works intended for children. These included six books: Grandfather’s Chair (1840/1841), Famous Old People (1841), and Liberty Tree (1841), each of which focused on tensions between England and its Massachusetts colonies; Biographical Stories for Children (1842), which sketched the childhood of well-known historical figures; A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys (1852) and Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys: A Second Wonder Book (1853), the pioneering first published retellings of Greek myths in …

Citation: Laffrado, Laura. "Grandfather's Chair". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 24 August 2011; last revised 08 October 2018. [https://www.litencyc.com/php/sworks.php?rec=true&UID=33486, accessed 21 October 2020.]

Save this article

If you need to create a new bookshelf to save this article in, please make sure that you are logged in, then go to your 'Account' here