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The awakening and selected short fiction

Author: Kate Chopin; Rachel Adams
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble Books, 2005.
Series: Barnes & Noble classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Set in and around New Orleans, The Awakening tells the story of Edna Pontellier, a young wife and mother. While on vacation, Edna meets the son of a Lousiana resort owner, with whom she gradually falls in love. As she pulls away from her husband, Edna begins to develop a sense of herself as a whole person, with unique wants, interests, and desires. Determined to control her own life, she flouts convention by moving  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Chopin; Rachel Adams
ISBN: 1593081138 9781593081133
OCLC Number: 70214728
Description: xxxi, 256 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: The world of Kate Chopin and The Awakening --
Introduction by Rachel Adams --
The Awakening --
Emancipation: a life fable --
A shameful affair --
At the 'Cadian ball --
Desiree's Baby --
A gentleman of Bayou Teche --
A respectable woman --
The story of an hour --
Athenaise --
A pair of silk stockings --
Elizabeth Stock's one story --
The storm --
The godmother --
A little country girl --
Inspired by The Awakening --
Comments & questions --
For further reading.
Series Title: Barnes & Noble classics.
Other Titles: Emancipation : a life fable.
Shameful affair.
At the 'Cadian ball.
Desiree's baby.
Gentleman of Bayou Teche.
Respectable woman.
Story of an hour.
Athenaise.
Pair of silk stockings.
Elizabeth Stock's one story.
Storm.
Godmother.
Little country girl.
Responsibility: Kate Chopin ; with an introduction and notes by Rachel Adams ; George Stade, Consulting Editorial Director.

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Set in and around New Orleans, The Awakening tells the story of Edna Pontellier, a young wife and mother. While on vacation, Edna meets the son of a Lousiana resort owner, with whom she gradually falls in love. As she pulls away from her husband, Edna begins to develop a sense of herself as a whole person, with unique wants, interests, and desires. Determined to control her own life, she flouts convention by moving out of her husband's house, having an adulterous affair, and becoming an artist. --back cover.

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