In the following essay, Gartner discusses the scriptural basis of The Scarlet Letter and the connections between Hawthorne's Hester and the biblical Esther. You will need your Westport library card to access this material.
Sin, like disease, is a vital process.... Spiritual pathology is a proper subject for direct observation and analysis. --Oliver Wendell Holmes. You will need your Westport library card to access this material.