"Trading Places in Fancy": Hawthorne's Critique of Sympathetic Identification in The Blithedale Romance

Christianson, Frank
March 2003
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Spring2003, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p244
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Examines the novel "Blithdale Romance," by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Criticism of the novel; Treatment of the issue of sympathy in the novel; Aspects of the unsympathetic view of incorporate philanthropy; Issues on female philanthropy and the circumscribed mind of men.


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