Similarly, you may ask, what literary movement was Nathaniel Hawthorne part of?
Also, who was the first Gothic writer? Horace Walpole
Likewise, people ask, is The Scarlet Letter Gothic?
The Scarlet Letter is not an outright Gothic novel, but it does contain enough traits to give it a Gothic flavor. Firstly, the main character, Hester, is haunted by the past, specifically her adulterous union with Dimmesdale which results in her pregnancy and social ostracizing.
Why did Nathaniel Hawthorne consider himself a romancer?
Nathaniel Hawthorne considered himself a romancer because he created memorable characters and good stories.