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The Awakening By Kate Chopin
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The Awakening, originally titled A Solitary Soul, is a novel by Kate Chopin, first published in 1899. Set in New Orleans and the Southern Louisiana coast at the end of the nineteenth century, the... More > plot centers on Edna Pontellier and her struggle to reconcile her increasingly unorthodox views on femininity and motherhood with the prevailing social attitudes of the turn-of-the-century South. It is one of the earliest American novels that focuses on women's issues without condescension. It is also widely seen as a landmark work of early feminism, generating mixed reaction from contemporary readers and criticism. The novel's blend of realistic narrative, incisive social commentary, and psychological complexity makes The Awakening a precursor of American modernist literature.< Less
The Awakening and Selected Short Stories (Illustrated) By Kate Chopin
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The Awakening" is the story of Edna Pontellier, an attractive twenty-eight year old woman who is a wife and mother of two sons living in the Creole south in the late 19th century. Edna finds... More > herself trapped in her life as a wife and a mother and feels unable to express her passionate sensuality within the confines of her marriage. She seeks a spiritual and sexual awakening through an affair with a younger man during one summer while her husband is away.< Less
The Awakening and Selected Short Stories By Kate Chopin
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Kate Chopin’s The Awakening shocked turn-of-the-century readers with its frank treatment of sex. Departing from literary convention, Chopin failed to condemn her heroine’s desire for an... More > affair with the son of a Louisiana property owner. In the story, Edna Pontellier struggles between her unorthodox views on femininity and motherhood versus the prevailing social attitudes of the American South in 1899. The Awakening and Selected Short Stories is widely considered to be a landmark work of early feminism.< Less
The Awakening, and Selected Short Stories By Kate Chopin
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Kate Chopin, born Katherine O'Flaherty (February 8, 1850 –... More > August 22, 1904), was a U.S. author of short stories and novels. She is now considered by some[who?] to have been a forerunner of the feminist authors of the 20th century of Southern or Catholic background, such as Zelda Fitzgerald.From 1892 to 1895, she wrote short stories for both children and adults that were published in such magazines as Atlantic Monthly, Vogue, The Century Magazine, and The Youth's Companion. Her major works were two short story collections, Bayou Folk (1894) and A Night in Acadie (1897). Her important short stories included "Désirée’s Baby," a tale of miscegenation in antebellum Louisiana (published in 1893), "The Story of an Hour" (1894), and "The Storm"(1898). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kate_Chopin< Less
The Awakening and Selected Short Stories By Kate Chopin
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The Awakening is a novel by Kate Chopin; with an Introduction by Marilynne Robinson, first published in 1899. Set in New Orleans and the Southern Louisiana coast at the end of the nineteenth... More > century, the plot centers around Edna Pontellier and her struggle to reconcile her increasingly unorthodox views on femininity and motherhood with the prevailing social attitudes of the turn-of-the-century South. It is one of the earliest American novels that focuses on women's issues without condescension. It is also widely seen as a landmark work of early feminism. The novel's blend of realistic narrative, incisive social commentary, and psychological complexity makes The Awakening a precursor of American modernism; it prefigures the works of American novelists such as William Faulkner and Ernest Hemingway and echoes the works of contemporaries such as Edith Wharton and Henry James.< Less
Beyond the Bayou And Other Stories By Kate Chopin
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Kate Chopin (born Katherine O'Flaherty on February 8, 1851 – August 22, 1904) was an American author of short stories and novels, mostly of a Louisiana Creole background. She is now considered... More > by some to have been a forerunner of feminist authors of the 20th century.< Less
Beyond the Bayou And Other Stories By Kate Chopin
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Kate Chopin (born Katherine O'Flaherty on February 8, 1851 – August 22, 1904) was an American author of short stories and novels, mostly of a Louisiana Creole background. She is now considered... More > by some to have been a forerunner of feminist authors of the 20th century.< Less
The Awakening & Other Short Stories By Kate Chopin
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The Awakening shocked turn-of-the-century readers with its forthright treatment of sex and suicide. Departing from literary convention, Kate Chopin failed to condemn her heroine's desire for an... More > affair with the son of a Louisiana resort owner, whom she meets on vacation. The power of sensuality, the delusion of ecstatic love, and the solitude that accompanies the trappings of middle- and upper-class life are the themes of this now-classic novel. As Kaye Gibbons points out in her Introduction, Chopin "was writing American realism before most Americans could bear to hear that they were living it."< Less
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
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The Awakening, originally titled A Solitary Soul, is a novel by Kate Chopin, first published in 1899. Set in New Orleans and on the Louisiana Gulf coast at the end of the 19th century, the plot... More > centers on Edna Pontellier and her struggle between her increasingly unorthodox views on femininity and motherhood with the prevailing social attitudes of the turn-of-the-century American South.< Less
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The Awakening, originally titled A Solitary Soul, is a novel by Kate Chopin, first published in 1899. Set in New Orleans and on the Louisiana Gulf coast at the end of the 19th century, the plot... More > centers on Edna Pontellier and her struggle between her increasingly unorthodox views on femininity and motherhood with the prevailing social attitudes of the turn-of-the-century American South.< Less

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