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The Awakening and Other Stories Kate Chopin Was One Of The Most Individual And Adventurous Of Nineteenth Century American Writers, Whose Fiction Explored New And Often Startling Territory When Her Most Famous Story, The Awakening, Was First Published In 1899, It Stunned Readers With Its Frank Portrayal Of The Inner Word Of Edna Pontellier, And Its Daring Criticisms Of The Limits Of Marriage And Motherhood The Subtle Beauty Of Her Writing Was Contrasted With Her Unwomanly And Sordid Subject Matter Edna S Rejection Of Her Domestic Role, And Her Passionate Quest For Spiritual, Sexual, And Artistic Freedom From Her First Stories, Chopin Was Interested In Independent Characters Who Challenged Convention This Selection, Freshly Edited From The First Printing Of Each Text, Enables Readers To Follow Her Unfolding Career As She Experimented With A Broad Range Of Writing, From Tales For Children To Decadent Fin De Siecle Sketches The Awakening Is Set Alongside Thirty Two Short Stories, Illustrating The Spectrum Of The Fiction From Her First Published Stories To Her 1898 Secret Masterpiece, The Storm About The Series For Over 100 Years Oxford World S Classics Has Made Available The Broadest Spectrum Of Literature From Around The Globe Each Affordable Volume Reflects Oxford S Commitment To Scholarship, Providing The Most Accurate Text Plus A Wealth Of Other Valuable Features, Including Expert Introductions By Leading Authorities, Voluminous Notes To Clarify The Text, Up To Date Bibliographies For Further Study, And Much.

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  • Paperback
  • 410 pages
  • The Awakening and Other Stories
  • Kate Chopin
  • English
  • 01 November 2017
  • 0199536945

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  1. says:

    The Awakening A Review in Two Parts Me, 20 years old, circa early 90s Okay, so I just read The Awakening What a novella before its time You ve got Edna Pontellier, manipulated into a stodgy marriage, her husband expecting her to conform to society s rules and trappings She now has 2 children and is feeling the pull of wanting to be her own person An artist, a free thinker, not meant to stay at home and accept visitors On a summer vacation in Grand Isle, she meets Robert Lebrun, a you The Awakening A Review in Two Parts Me, 20 years old, circa early 90s Okay, so I just read The Awakening What a novella before its time You ve got Edna Pontellier, manipulated into a stodgy marriage, her husband expecting her to conform to society s rules and trappings She now has 2 children and...


  2. says:

    Since discovering this gem while studying, it has become a firm favourite and a rarity in that I can reread it many times and it never loses appeal I m certainly not surprised it figures on most best novella lists even the heavily male author orientated ones as Chopin created not just a compelling story set in southern america during the late 1890s, which can be savoured in its own right, she also produced an iconic tale that challenges the perceptions and expectations of a woman s place Since discovering this gem while studying, it has become a firm favourite and a rarity in that I can reread it many times and it never loses appeal I m certainly not surprised it figures on most best novella lists even the heavily male author orientated ones as Chopin created not just a compelling story set in southern america during the late 1890s, which can be savoured in its own right, she also produced an ico...


  3. says:

    She wanted to swim far out, where no woman had swum beforeThis short but impassioned novel, first published at the turn of the 19th century, portrays a new way of thinking a dissension among the women of North America and Europe, which caused excitement and consternation in equal measure Kate Chopin s clever, lyrical story, set on the Louisiana Gulf coast and in New Orleans, draws on the lives of the Franco Creole beau monde, using their apparently sparkling lives as a backdrop to highligShe wanted to swim far out, where no woman had swum beforeThis short but impassioned novel, first published at the turn of the 19th century, portrays a new way of thinking a dissension among the women of North America and Europe, which caused excitement and consternation in equal measure Kate Chopin s clever, lyrical story, set on the Louisiana Gulf coast and in New Orleans, draws on the lives of the Franco Creole beau monde, using their apparently spark...


  4. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here The Awakening by Kate Chopin was first published in 1899 and soon rose to eminence as a forerunner of feminist literature The novel revolves around a 28 year old woman Mrs.Edna Pontellier who hails from the South While vacationing with her family, she realizes that she has been living a routine life A mood comes over her that pushes her to let go of her inhibitions and impose her will.Acquiring this new found courage makes her into an artist leaving all past prejudice behind Her awakening The Awakening by Kate Chopin was first published in 1899 and soon rose to eminence as a forerunner of feminist literature The novel revolves around a 28 year old woman Mrs.Edna Pontellier who hails from the South While vacationing with her family, she realizes that she has been living a routine life A mood comes over her that pushes her to let go of her inhibitions and impose her will.Acquiring this new found co...


  5. says:

    The awakening to self awareness of a rich New Orleans woman at the end of the nineteenth century Unfortunately, in my opinion a rather dull book about a very dull woman.On the island of Grand Isle in the Gulf of Mexico a number of wealthy New Orleans are spending their summer vacation away from the city Mrs Pontellier is of these a young woman who has drifted into marriage and motherhood with very little thought, and with no strong feelings in relation to her husband, and very few towards her The awakening to self awareness of a rich New Orleans woman at the end of the nineteenth century Unfortunately, in my opinion a rather dull book about a very dull woman.On the island of Grand Isle in the Gulf of Mexico a number of wealthy New Orleans are spending their summer vacation away from the city Mrs Pontellier is of these a young woman who has drifted into marriage and motherhood with very little thought, and with no strong feelings in relation to her husband, and very few towards her children, she finds herself bored with her life after six years of marriage Robert Lebrun, the son of the house where they are staying,...


  6. says:

    loved the awakening, and i really liked almost all of the short stories, i was worried about how much racism would be in this book but it wasn t as bad as i expected, there was a part in the last sort story i read where she kept saying the hotel owner was going to cut up this mixed race kid with a knife, that went a little over my head, i m hoping she didn t mean that literally lol i can definitely say she avoided the white savior that is so loved in any...


  7. says:

    The entire time I was reading Chopin s work I was going yass queen in my head, which doesn t tell you anything about the book, other than that I really liked it In both her novel novella and short stories, Chopin turns a keen eye towards the gender issues of the late 19th ...


  8. says:

    A classic novel telling the story of a woman trapped in a marriage and with a family, feeling oppressed by them and the social conventions of the times which seem a littlelenient in ways than today in some respects She discovers her...


  9. says:

    The Awakening is a beautiful and provocative story of a woman s dissatisfaction with her life role as wife and mother At the outset of the novel, she confronts her ennui by purposely leaving home on Tuesday, the day assigned for the reception of callers Thereafter, one by one she challenges the Victorian conventions that restrict her freedoms by entertaining men admirers and even moving out of her grandiose house while her husband is on an extended business trip and her children are staying i The Awakening is a beautiful and provocative story of a woman s dissatisfaction with her life role as wife and mother At the outset of the novel, she confronts her ennui by purposely leaving home on Tuesday, the day as...


  10. says:

    Why only three stars when I do enjoy Kate Chopin Well, because of The Awakening That is a rather large short storylike a novella and I didn t like it I had read many of the other short stories contained in this book at different times and had enjoyed them and will probably read them again and again but The Awakening take up a large ...

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