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The awakening and selected stories

Author: Kate Chopin; Sandra M Gilbert
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2003.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When first published in 1899, charges of sordidness and immorality consigned The Awakening into initial obscurity and irreparably damaged its author's literary and social reputation. In her introduction, Sandra M. Gilbert considers the issues explored in the novel and the stories from their growth out of the feminist literary tradition of the nineteenth century to their place among other concerns of fin de siècle  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Psychological fiction
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Chopin; Sandra M Gilbert
ISBN: 0142437328 9780142437322
OCLC Number: 52061753
Description: 286 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: The awakening --
Emancipation: a life fable --
At the 'Cadian ball --
Désirée's baby --
La belle Zoraïde --
At Chênière Caminada --
The story of an hour --
Lilacs --
Athénaīse --
A pair of silk stockings --
Nég Créol --
Elizabeth Stock's one story --
The storm : a sequel to "The 'Cadian ball."
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Kate Chopin ; edited with an introduction by Sandra M. Gilbert.
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A woman who dares to defy expectations of society in pursuit of her desire. But a century after her death, it is regarded as the author's achievement. This book shows transformation of Edna  Read more...

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"A Creole Bovary is this little novel of Miss Chopin's."--Willa Cather

 
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