Teaching The Scarlet Letter ~ National Humanities Center Webinar

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Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
 Teaching The Scarlet Letter ~ National Humanities Center Webinar

The Scarlet Letter often looks to modern readers like an affirmation of individual desire in the face of communal repression. In fact, however, Hawthorne’s exploration of individualism was ambiguous enough that his contemporaries were left unsure as to whether his book was celebrating its doomed lovers, or condemning them. How can we read Hawthorne’s masterpiece today so as to acknowledge the complexity of its portrayal of self-exploration?

Webinar Leader: Jennifer Fleissner

Associate Professor of English, Indiana University, Bloomington; National Humanities Center Fellow

Save the Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016

4–5:30PM Pacific

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