Novelist and short - story writer, Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804 - 1864) is one of the most influential American writers. A vital figure in the development of American Literature, he first became known for his Twice Told Tales, a collection of now - famous short stories. Later in life, he also wrote novels. A contributor to various periodicals throughout his life, Hawthorne left an indelible mark on world literature.
An American novelist and short story writer, Nathaniel Hawthorne was an important figure of the American Renaissance. Hawthorne worked as a writer and contributed to various periodicals throughout his life.