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The Awakening, and Selected Stories

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4 out of 5
Based on 8 Ratings and 8 Reviews

Book Description
The Awakening shocked turn-of-the-century readers and reviewers with its treatment of sex and suicide. In a departure from literary convention, Kate Chopin failed to condemn her heroine's desire for an affair with the son of a Louisiana resort owner, whom she meets on vacation. The power of sensuality, the delusion of ecstatic love, and the solitude that accompanies the trappings of middle- and up... More
Book Information
PublisherPenguin Young Readers Group
BindingPaperback (22 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages288
ISBN-100140390227
ISBN-13978-0140390223
Publication Date01/01/1998
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About Kate Chopin (Author) : Kate Chopin is a published author of young adult books. Some of the published credits of Kate Chopin include Awakening, Charlie (Unabridged), The Awakening.
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About Sandra Gilbert (Contributor) : Sandra Gilbert is credited in . Published credits of Sandra Gilbert include The Awakening and Selected Stories (Penguin Classics).
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