an American novelist, dark romantic,and short story writer.
Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804 – 1864)
Hawthorne works:He published works include novels, short stories, and a biography of his college friend Franklin Pierce1-His first work the novel Fanshawe; then He published several short stories in periodicals, which he collected in twice-Told Tales2-The Scarlet Letter
His fiction works are considered part of the Romantic movement and,more specifically, dark romanticism.
1-Much of Hawthorne's writing centers on New England,many works featuring moral metaphors withan anti-Puritan inspiration.2-His themes often center on the inherent evil and sin of humanity, and his works often have moral messages and deep psychological complexity