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The awakening, and selected stories of Kate Chopin

Author: Kate Chopin
Publisher: New York : New American Library, 1976.
Series: Signet classic.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Lousiana author's pioneering short novel tells the story of a nineteenth-century woman who realizes that her marriage is stifling and restrictive, recognizes her own sexuality, and seeks independence--with devastating consequences. This edition features 17 of her short stories, including her 1898 secret masterpiece, "The storm."
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Chopin
ISBN: 0451524489 9780451524485
OCLC Number: 2294216
Description: xxxiv, 283 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: The awakening.--Wiser than a god.--A point at issue!--A shameful affair.--Miss McEnders.--At the 'Cadian Ball.--Désirée's baby.--Madame Celestin's divorce.--A lady of Bayou St. John.--La belle Zoraïde.--A respectable woman.--The story of an hour.--Regret.--The kiss.--Athénaïse.--A pair of silk stockings.--The storm.--Charlie.
Series Title: Signet classic.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited, and with an introd., by Barbara H. Solomon.

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Presents "The Awakening" and seventeen short stories, including "A Shameful Affair," "At the 'Cadian Ball," and "Madame Celestin's Divorce".  Read more...

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"Flexible, iridescent style."--Willa Cather "As pertinent as any fiction this year or last. It is uncanny, nothing else."--"The New York Times"

 
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