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Tales of Greek Mythology Based on Nathaniel Hawthorne's Tanglewood Tales.


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Tanglewood Tales
Nathaniel Hawthorne Portrait

Nathaniel Hawthorne Portrait from 1871 book "Great Fortunes, and How They Were Made," by James D. McCabe, Jr., Illustrated by G. F. and E. B. Bensell

Public Domain - Project Gutenberg

The Wayside. Introductory.

This passage introduces the 6 stories, which serve as a continuation of an earlier series of Greek myths re-told that is known as the Wonder Book. Hawthorne capably addresses the problem of making myths suitable for children.

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