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Julian Hawthorne

The Life of a Prodigal Son

Julian Hawthorne( )
Author: Scharnhorst, Gary
ISBN:978-0-252-09621-1
Publication Date:Jan 2014
Publisher:University of Illinois Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $52.50
Book Description:

Julian Hawthorne (1846-1934), Nathaniel Hawthorne's only son, lived a long and influential life marked by bad circumstances and worse choices. Raised among luminaries such as Thoreau, Emerson, and the Beecher family, Julian became a promising novelist in his twenties, but his writing soon devolved into mediocrity.

What talent the young Hawthorne had was spent chasing across the changing literary and publishing landscapes of the period in search of a paycheck, writing...
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