The Resource The Marble Faun: Or the Romance of Monte Beni, (ebook)

The Marble Faun: Or the Romance of Monte Beni, (ebook)

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The Marble Faun: Or the Romance of Monte Beni
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The Marble Faun: Or the Romance of Monte Beni
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eng
Summary
From the author of The Scarlet Letter: The thrilling tale of three American artists whose search for artistic inspiration leads to romance and murder. The sculpture galleries and classical architecture of nineteenth-century Rome set the stage for Nathaniel Hawthorne's gothic romance The Marble Faun. While touring the Eternal City in search of inspiration and authentic beauty, American artists Miriam, Hilda, and Kenyon soon discover that their Italian companion, Donatello-charming and in love with Miriam-bears a striking resemblance to the marble Faun of Praxiteles. But for Miriam, their carefree pursuit is also an escape from a dark past. And when a mysterious man appears, trailing the friends' path and tormenting Miriam, the group's travels take a sinister turn. The first novel to explore the effects of European sensibilities on American values, The Marble Faun anticipated the genre of travel novels later exemplified by The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James and The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain. Vividly evoking the great works of art and architecture in Rome, it also found favor as an unlikely guidebook for many Victorian tourists. Here, the author of The House of the Seven Gables offers an unforgettable and suspenseful tale. This eBook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices
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Midwest
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Hawthorne, Nathaniel
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813.3
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fiction
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  • Murder
  • Guilt
  • Conscience
  • Rome (Italy)
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adult
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The Marble Faun: Or the Romance of Monte Beni, (ebook)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781504042321
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11825908
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remote
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11825908
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MWT11825908
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Marble Faun: Or the Romance of Monte Beni, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781504042321
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11825908
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11825908
System control number
MWT11825908
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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