Earlier in his writing career, his books were published under the name C. W. E. Bigsby
Earlier in his writing career, his books were published under the name C. Bigsby. He has won awards for his work on the American theatre, for his biography of Arthur Miller, for his first novel, Hester, and for his work in study abroad.
So begins Christopher Bigsby's extraordinary and enchanting novel about . Hester Prynne is perhaps the greatest heroine in American literature.
So begins Christopher Bigsby's extraordinary and enchanting novel about a fictional South American country where nothing is quite what it seems. Welcome to Sagrado Dios, whose history, we enter in 1944 with a miracle, the beaching of a lost Nazi U-Boat, and the murder of its captain, mistaken for a devil by the inhabitants of a fishing-village. Readers of The Scarlet Letter have long been captivated by her strength and resolve.
In his first novel, British scholar Christopher . Bigsby provides a prequel to The Scarlet Letter, introducing readers to a younger Hester Prynne. He tells of her attempts to flee an oppressive marriage to Roger Chillingworth, her love affair with Arthur Dimmesdale, and her life in the New World.
novels; as christopher bigsby . Hester: A Novel about the Heroine of the Scarlet Letter, Penguin (New York, NY), 1994. Pearl, Weidenfeld & Nicolson (London, England), 1995. Still Lives, Constable (London, England), 1996. Bigsby told CA: "For many years America has been the focus of my work.
About Christopher W. Christopher Bigsby is professor of American Studies at the University of East Anglia. Category: Literary Fiction. In the process, Bigsby condemns the obstacles and prejudices that strong, intelligent women faced in the 17th century, providing a powerful narrative reframing of a compelling literary character. Format Paperback 208 pages.
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It's a good story, but the book disappoints overall because Bigsby's writing style is not equal to Hawthorne's highly symbolic original
It's a good story, but the book disappoints overall because Bigsby's writing style is not equal to Hawthorne's highly symbolic original ") etc.
Used availability for Christopher Bigsby's Hester. October 1994 : USA Hardback.