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The Cambridge companion to Kate Chopin

Author: Janet Beer
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2008.
Series: Cambridge collections online.; Cambridge companions complete collection.; Cambridge companions to literature and classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The essays in this companion treat a wide range of Chopin's stories and novels, drawing her relationship with other writers, genres and literary developments, and pay close attention to the transatlantic dimension of her work. The result is a collection that brings a fresh perspective to Chopin's writing.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Kate Chopin; Kate Chopin
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Beer
ISBN: 9781139001984 1139001981
OCLC Number: 723454662
Notes: "Cambridge collections online."
Title from home page (viewed Feb. 4, 2011).
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 175 pages) : digital, PDF file.
Contents: Introduction / Janet Beer --
What we do and don't know about Kate Chopin's life / Emily Toth --
At Fault: a reappraisal of Kate Chopin's other novel / Donna Campbell --
Kate Chopin and the subject of childhood / Pamela Knights --
'Race' and ethnicity in Kate Chopin's fiction / Susan Castillo --
Kate Chopin on fashion in a Darwinian world / Katherine Joslin --
The Awakening and New Woman fiction / Ann Heillmann --
Reading Kate Chopin through contemporary French feminist theory / Michael Worton --
The Awakening as literary innovation: Chopin, Maupassant and the evolution of genre / Elizabeth Nolan --
Kate Chopin, choice and modernism / Avril Horner --
'The perfume of the past': Kate Chopin and post-colonial New Orleans / Helen Taylor --
The Awakening: the first years / Bernard Koloski.
Series Title: Cambridge collections online.; Cambridge companions complete collection.; Cambridge companions to literature and classics.
Other Titles: Kate Chopin
Responsibility: edited by Janet Beer.

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