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The awakening, and selected stories of Kate Chopin

Author: Kate Chopin; Barbara H Solomon
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: Fiction
Short stories
Novela
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Chopin; Barbara H Solomon
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 introduction 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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