Learn more about The Scarlet Letter in this literary discussion with Author and Professor of literature (with an emphasis on fiction) and cultural studies at the University of Denver Eric Gould and Paula Reed, author of the novel Hester – a modern sequel to The Scarlet Letter. Bring your book club along!
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Eric Gould, PhD – is the author/editor of eight books, and his work has appeared in a number of journals, including the London Times Literary Supplement, the Times Higher Education Supplement, The New York Times Book Review, Substance, and Higher Education in Europe. His most recent book, The University in a Corporate Culture (Yale 2003) won the 2004 Frandson Prize for Literature, and he is currently working on two books: one on the internationalization of academe and another on why the novel matters.
HESTER – Upon the death of her demonic husband, Hester Prynne is left a widow, and her daughter Pearl, a wealthy heiress. Hester takes her daughter to live a quiet life in England–only to find herself drawn into the circle of the most powerful Puritan of all time, Oliver Cromwell.