The Awakening, and Other Stories

(Rinehart Editions, 142)

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The Awakening shocked turn-of-the-century readers with its forthright treatment of sex and suicide. Departing from literary convention, Kate Chopin failed to condemn her heroine's desire for an affair with the son of a Louisiana resort owner, whom ... Continua
Ha scritto il 04/01/12
Classic book, can't disappoint. One can only imagine how Edna Pontellier would look controversial in 1900 America, and not only then/there: Edna's thoughts about maternal love and dedication would stir quite a lot of people I know :-) I have only ...Continua
Ha scritto il 21/03/08
Kate Chopin’s novel, The Awakening, is such a revolutionary book. It marks a significant epoch in the evolution of an American female literary tradition. From the protagonist, Edna, Chopin successfully reveals her ideas of revealing the situation ...Continua
Ha scritto il 16/05/07
Great book that talks about revolutionary changes in women's minds towards the restriction placed in Society during the 1900s.
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