Title: The Minister's Black Veil

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Title: The Minister's Black Veil Title Record # 992892
Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
Date: 1836-00-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: First published in The Token, 1836. Although this story is not outright supernatural, it is vaguely fantastic, and onlookers in the story believe there to be a sort of ghostly relationship between the minister and a woman who died the day he began wearing the veil.
Synopsis: Mr. Hooper the minister begins wearing a black veil over his face for reasons no one knows. It seems to represent some secret sin. His fiancee, finding him too gloomy, breaks off their egnagement, but he becomes a very effective preacher.
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Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1837 The Minister's Black Veil: A Parable
Year Language Title
1967 French Le voile noir du ministre
1973 French Le voile noir du pasteur
1986 French Le voile noir du pasteur

Publications

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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 1897-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Maynard, Merrill, & Co.     148 hc coll  
Twice-Told Tales 1907-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Houghton Mifflin     ix+
597
hc coll Checkmark
American Mystery Stories 1927-00-00 ed. Carolyn Wells Oxford University Press, USA     xi+
232
hc anth  
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   288 pb coll  
Les chefs-d'œuvre du fantastiqueQuestion mark 1967-00-00 ed. Alex Grall, Jacques Sternberg, Jacques Bergier Planète (Anthologie Planète)     480 hc anth Christian Broutin  
The Birthmark and Other Stories 1968-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Scholastic Book Services (Master Storytellers Series) #TK-700 $0.60 240 pb coll  
La vieille fille blanche et autres contes fantastiques 1973-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Marabout (Bibliothèque Marabout - Fantastique #454)     249 pb coll Checkmark
Entre chien et loup: anthologie de la peur 1986-10-00 ed. Éric Jourdan Maren Sell 2-87604-002-6 F98.00 361 unknown anth Arnold BöcklinQuestion mark  
Anthologie de la peur: Entre chien et loup 1989-04-00 ed. Éric Jourdan Seuil (Points #L202) 2-02-010687-6   384 pb anth Salvador Dali  
Twice-Told Tales 1989-10-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Reader's Digest 0-89577-332-5   335 hc coll Lars Hokanson Checkmark
Young Goodman Brown and Other Stories 1995-08-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Penguin Books (Penguin 60s #94) 0-14-600094-3 $0.95 89 tp coll Michael Sweerts  
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 2004-10-11 Nathaniel Hawthorne Project Gutenberg #13707     ebook coll  
The Snow-Image and Other Stories of the SuperNatural 2008-10-23 Nathaniel Hawthorne Tartarus Press 978-1-905784-09-7 £32.50 xvi+
417
hc coll  
Twice-Told Tales 2010-08-06 Nathaniel Hawthorne Gray Rabbit Publications 978-1-60459-945-9 $11.99 312 tp coll  
The Best Horror Short Stories 1800-1849: A Classic Horror Anthology 2010-00-00 ed. Andrew Barger Bottletree Classics 978-1-933747-22-4 $12.98 250 tp anth  
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  
Short Ghost and Horror Collection 017 2012-08-12 ed. LibriVox LibriVox   $0.00   digital audio download anth  
Twice-Told Tales date unknown Nathaniel Hawthorne Airmont Books (Airmont Classics #66) 0-8049-0066-3   288 pb coll  
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