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Awakening Kate Chopin

  • The Awakening (1899) appears in this collection of short stories. Upon publication of the story Chopin's writing was highly praised, but the public was outraged by the content and only one edition was printed. The Awakening was rediscovered in the 1960s, when Chopin was praised for raising feminist questions. The story follows the personal discovery...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2009
  • The Awakening by Kate Chopin First published in 1899, this beautiful, brief novel so disturbed critics and the public that it was banished for decades afterward. Now widely read and admired, The Awakening has been hailed as an early vision of woman?s emancipation. This sensuous book tells of a woman?s abandonment of her family, her seduction,...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2003
  • The central character of the novel is the personification of the urge of freedom and self-acknowledgement in women. To ensure independence and free will for herself, Edna Pontellier experiments with her life. With comparisons of life-styles, approaches to feminism and its manifestations, the novel is an in-depth study of human psychology.

    Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
    published : 2009
  • The Pontellier family are spending a hot, lazy holiday on the Gulf of Mexico. No-one expects that Edna Pontellier should be preoccupied with anything more than her husband and children. When an illicit summer romance awakens new ideas and longings in Edna, she can barely understand herself, and cannot hope for aid or acceptance in the stifling attitudes...

    Publisher : Random House
    published : 2012
  • Edna Pontellier is a wife, a mother, and a member of the Presbyterian Church, but has never felt comfortable being defined by any of these roles. Edna yearns for freedom, independence, and self-fulfillment?all of which seem antithetical to the life she has fallen into. When she departs to Grand Isle with her husband and children for a vacation, Edna?s...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2013
  • Edna Pontellier is a wife, a mother, and a member of the Presbyterian Church, but has never felt comfortable being defined by any of these roles. Edna yearns for freedom, independence, and self-fulfillment?all of which seem antithetical to the life she has fallen into. When she departs to Grand Isle with her husband and children for a vacation, Edna?s...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2015
  • First published in 1899, this controversial novel of a New Orleans wife's search for love outside a stifling marriage shocked readers. Today, it remains a first-rate narrative with superb characterization. New introductory Note.

    Publisher : Dover Publications
    published : 2012
  • Kate Chopin?s groundbreaking novel of early feminism set against the evocative backdrop of turn-of-the-century New Orleans Edna Pontellier is trapped. By her marriage, by her responsibilities to two young sons, by the expectations of Creole society. When she falls in love with the charming and flirtatious Robert Lebrun during a summer on the Louisiana...

    Publisher : Open Road Media
    published : 2014
  • She wanted to swim far out, where no woman had swum before. Condemned as "sordid" and "immoral" on its publication in 1899, this story of a woman trapped in her marriage effectively ended Chopin's career but was revived as a proto-feminist classic in the 1970s. What Newsweek calls Chopin's "prophetic psychology" insures its timeliness today....

    Publisher : Melville House
    published : 2012
  • A woman would give up everything, except her self. ?I would give up the unessential; I would give up my money, I would give up my life for my children; but I wouldn't give myself. I can't make it more clear; it's only something I am beginning to comprehend, which is revealing itself to me.? ? Kate Chopin, The Awakening The Awakening...

    Publisher : Xist Publishing
    published : 2015
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