Title: Wakefield

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Title: Wakefield Title Record # 988310
Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
Date: 1835-06-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: First published (as by "the author of The Gray Champion") in the New England Magazine, June 1835. This story is not supernatural, but has a certain degree of the fantastic to it.
Synopsis: Wakefield, a cold and selfish man, one day decides (for no reason) to leave home, disguise himself, take lodgings near his house, and watch what his wife does when he fails to come back. While she settles into contented life without him, he lives like a hermit for many years, eventually realizing that he has given up "his place and privileges with living men, without being admitted among the dead."
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1973 French Wakefield

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Twice-Told Tales 1837-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne American Stationers Co.     334 hc? coll Checkmark
Twice-Told Tales 1842-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne James Munroe       hc? coll  
Intellect 1875-00-00 ed. Rossiter Johnson James R. Osgood and Co.     207 hc? anth Checkmark
Twice-Told Tales 1907-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Houghton Mifflin     ix+
597
hc? coll Checkmark
Hawthorne 1922-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Doubleday, Page & Company     x+
152
hc? coll  
The Complete Novels and Selected Tales of Nathaniel Hawthorne 1937-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Modern Library (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books)     xvi+
1223
hc? omni  
Shocking Tales 1946-00-00 ed. Robert K. Brunner Wyn   $2.95 viii+
323
hc? anth  
Strange and Fantastic Stories: Fifty Tales of Terror, Horror, and Fantasy 1946-00-00 ed. Joseph A. Margolies Whittlesey House   $3.75 x+
762
hc? anth George Salter Checkmark
The Celestial Railroad and Other Stories 1963-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Signet / New American Library (Signet Classic)     301 pb? coll  
Twice-Told Tales 1965-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Airmont Books (Airmont Classics #66) CL66 $0.60 288 pb? coll Checkmark
The Birthmark and Other Stories 1968-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Scholastic Book Services (Master Storytellers Series) TK-700 $0.60 240 pb? coll  
Selected Tales and Sketches 1970-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Rinehart (Rinehart Editions #33) 0-03-079790-X   xxvi+
627
tp? coll Checkmark
La vieille fille blanche et autres contes fantastiques 1973-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Marabout (Bibliothèque Marabout - Fantastique #454)     249 pb? coll Checkmark
Tales and Sketches 1982-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne The Library of America (The Library of America #2) 0-940450-03-8   1493 hc? omni  
Selected Tales and Sketches 1987-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Penguin Books (US) (Penguin Classics) 0-14-039057-X   xl+
440
tp? coll  
Twice-Told Tales 1989-10-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Reader's Digest 0-89577-332-5   335 hc? coll Lars Hokanson Checkmark
Dr. Heidegger's Experiment and Other Stories 1999-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Köln: Könemann 3-8290-3100-9 $7.95 347 hc? coll A. Bollett  
Twice-Told Tales 2001-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Modern Library (Modern Library Classics) 0-375-75788-0   xxiv+
405
tp? coll  
Twice-Told Tales 2004-10-11 Nathaniel Hawthorne Project Gutenberg 13707     ebook? coll  
Twice-Told Tales 2010-08-06 Nathaniel Hawthorne Gray Rabbit Publications 978-1-60459-945-9 $11.99 312 tp? coll  
The Collected Supernatural and Weird Fiction of Nathaniel Hawthorne: Volume 3 2011-12-12 Nathaniel Hawthorne Leonaur Ltd 978-0-85706-803-3 £22.99 540 hc? coll  
The Collected Supernatural and Weird Fiction of Nathaniel Hawthorne: Volume 3 2011-12-12 Nathaniel Hawthorne Leonaur Ltd 978-0-85706-804-0 £14.99 540 tp? coll  
Twice-Told Tales 2012-06-14 Nathaniel Hawthorne ReadHowYouWant 978-1-4250-3242-5 $19.99 440 tp? coll  
Twice-Told Tales date unknown Nathaniel Hawthorne Airmont Books (Airmont Classics #66) 0-8049-0066-3   288 pb? coll  
Tales and Sketches date unknown Nathaniel Hawthorne The Library of America (The Library of America #2) 0-940450-03-8 $39.50 1493 hc? omni Checkmark
The Complete Novels and Selected Tales of Nathaniel Hawthorne date unknown Nathaniel Hawthorne Modern Library (Modern Library Classics)     xvi+
1223
hc? omni  
Selected Tales and Sketches date unknown Nathaniel Hawthorne Penguin Books (US) (Penguin Classics) 0-14-039057-X $10.95 xl+
440
tp? coll Checkmark
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