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  • The Awakeningby Kate Chopin

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 6.99

    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... more...

  • At Faultby Kate Chopin

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    Groundbreaking author Kate Chopin was known for her innovative portraits of nineteenth-century heroines facing the challenges of life under strictly constrained gender roles. At Fault is a richly detailed historical romance set on a Louisiana plantation that delves deftly into the tangled web woven by a trio of star-crossed lovers whose lives have... more...

  • A Pair of Silk Stockingsby Kate Chopin

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 1.36

    'At night, among the reeds on the bayou, Chicot could still hear the woman's wail, mingled now with the croaking of the frogs...' From one of the most daring writers of fin-de-sičcle America, five stories of awakening that range from Louisiana's plantations and poverty-stricken bayous to its gilded cities. Introducing Little Black Classics:... more...

  • Kate Chopin The Dover Readerby Kate Chopin

    Dover Publications 2015; US$ 6.00

    A precursor of the twentieth century's feminist authors, Kate Chopin (1850?1904) wrote short stories and novels for children and adults. The St. Louis native lived in New Orleans for a dozen years and used Louisiana's Creole culture as an evocative setting for most of her tales. Many of Chopin's stories were well ahead of their time, and she achieved... more...

  • The Awakening and Other Storiesby Kate Chopin

    Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 9.00

    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... more...

  • The Awakeningby Kate Chopin

    Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 4.95

    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,... more...

  • The Awakeningby Kate Chopin

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99

    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. more...

  • The Awakeningby Kate Chopin

    Random House 2012; US$ 6.99

    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... more...

  • The Awakening (Collins Classics)by Kate Chopin

    HarperCollins Publishers 2012; Not Available

    HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. more...

  • The Awakeningby Kate Chopin

    Melville House 2012; US$ 10.00

    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.... more...