The Awakening and Selected Stories of Kate Chopin

The Awakening and Selected Stories of Kate Chopin

By (author)  , Edited by  , Supplement by 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days
When will my order arrive?

Expected delivery to the United States by Christmas Expected to be delivered to the United States by Christmas

Description

Enriched Classics offer readers accessible editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and commentary. Each book includes educational tools alongside the text, enabling students and readers alike to gain a deeper and more developed understanding of the writer and their work. When "The Awakening" was first published in 1899, critical outcry proved so vociferous that the novel was banned for decades. Now praised as a classic of early feminist literature, Kate Chopin s final work rejects conventional female roles and celebrates a woman s journey towards self-awareness. As the heroine, Edna Pontellier, awakens to her own desires, she begins to question her ideas about marriage, motherhood, society, art, and the nature of love itself. A milestone in American fiction, "The Awakening" is an unforgettably poignant novel of self-discovery that has inspired generations of readers. Enriched Classics enhance your engagement by introducing and explaining the historical and cultural significance of the work, the author s personal history, and what impact this book had on subsequent scholarship. Each book includes discussion questions that help clarify and reinforce major themes and reading recommendations for further research. Read with confidence."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 296 pages
  • 100 x 168 x 26mm | 158.76g
  • SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • POCKET BOOKS
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Revised.
  • 0743487672
  • 9780743487672
  • 126,236