The Scarlet Letter | Study Guide

Nathaniel Hawthorne

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The Scarlet Letter | Suggested Reading


Here are some suggested reading materials and online resources to help you get a better understanding of Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter. In addition, we've listed some articles and other books that are similar to The Scarlet Letter that you may enjoy.

Reading Materials

Bercovitch, Sacvan. The Office of The Scarlet Letter. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1992. Print.

Bloom, Harold, ed. Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter. Philadelphia: Chelsea, 2004. Print. Bloom's Guides.

Hawthorne, Nathaniel. Nathaniel Hawthorne's Tales. New York: Norton, 1987. Print.

Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The Scarlet Letter and Other Writings. Ed. Leland S. Person. 2nd ed. New York: Norton, 2016. Print. Norton Critical Editions.

Kennedy-Andrews, Elmer, ed. Nathaniel Hawthorne: The Scarlet Letter. New York: Columbia UP, 2000. Print.

Scharnhorst, Gary, ed. The Critical Response to Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter. Westport: Greenwood, 1992. Print.

Wineapple, Brenda. Hawthorne: A Life. New York: Random, 2004. Print.

Course Hero. "The Scarlet Letter Infographic." Course Hero. 4 Apr. 2016. Web. 27 Sep. 2018. <>.

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