Hawthorne and the Journey (SAMLA 2012)

Robin of “My Kinsman, Major Molineux” steps out of the boat on a moonlit night in a New England town, searching for his kinsman. In the House of Seven Gables, Phoebe emigrates to a new home. While Robin is unwelcome in the New England village, Phoebe eventually gains the love and trust of her friends and family. Many of Hawthorne’s tales, like these, deal with travel, immigration, and exile. Hawthorne, himself, spent many years traveling both domestically and around the ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
Hawthorne Society Panel--South Atlantic MLA (SAMLA)
Event Name: 
SAMLA 2012
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Friday, November 9, 2012 to Sunday, November 11, 2012
Event Location: 
Durham, NC
Abstract due date: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Categories: 
American
Comparative
Interdisciplinary
Genre & Form
Literary Theory
World Literatures
Colonial
Revolution & Early National
Transcendentalists
1865-1914
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