The Awakening and Selected Short FictionBook - 2003
&&LDIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LI&&RThe Awakening and Selected Short Fiction&&L/I&&R, by &&LB&&RKate Chopin&&L/B&&R, is part of the &&LI&&R &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics&&L/I&&R &&L/I&&Rseries, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics&&L/I&&R: &&LDIV&&R New introductions commissioned from today''s top writers and scholars Biographies of the authors Chronologies of contemporary historical, biographical, and cultural events Footnotes and endnotes Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, plays, paintings, operas, statuary, and films inspired by the work Comments by other famous authors Study questions to challenge the reader''s viewpoints and expectations Bibliographies for further reading Indices & Glossaries, when appropriate All editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics &&L/I&&Rpulls together a constellation of influences--biographical, historical, and literary--to enrich each reader''s understanding of these enduring works.&&L/DIV&&R&&L/DIV&&R&&L/DIV&&R&&LDIV&&R &&L/DIV&&R&&LDIV&&RWhen it first appeared in 1899, &&LSTRONG&&RKate Chopin''s&&L/B&&R &&LI&&RThe Awakening&&L/I&&R was greeted with cries of outrage. The novel''s frank portrayal of a woman''s emotional, intellectual, and sexual awakening shocked the sensibilities of the time and destroyed the author''s reputation and career. Many years passed before this short, pioneering work was recognized as a major achievement in American literature. &&LBR&&R&&LBR&&RSet in and around New Orleans, &&LI&&RThe Awakening&&L/I&&R tells the story of Edna Pontellier, a young wife and mother who, determined to control her own life, flouts convention by moving out of her husband''s house, having an adulterous affair, and becoming an artist.&&LBR&&R&&LBR&&RBeautifully written, with sensuous imagery and vivid local descriptions, &&LI&&RThe Awakening&&L/I&&R has lost none of its power to provoke and inspire. Additionally, this edition includes thirteen of Kate Chopin''s magnificent short stories.&&L/DIV&&R&&LDIV&&R &&L/DIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LDIV&&RStories Included in the Volume:&&LBR&&R&&LI&&RThe Awakening&&LBR&&REmancipation: A Life Fable&&LBR&&RA Shameful Affair&&LBR&&RAt the ''Cadian Ball&&LBR&&RDésirée''s Baby&&LBR&&RA Gentleman of Bayou Têche&&LBR&&RA Respectable Woman&&LBR&&RThe Story of an Hour&&LBR&&RAthénaïse&&LBR&&RA Pair of Silk Stockings&&LBR&&RElizabeth Stock''s One Story&&LBR&&RThe Storm&&LBR&&RThe Godmother&&LBR&&RA Little Country Girl&&L/I&&R &&L/DIV&&R&&LBR&&R&&LP style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"&&R&&LSTRONG&&RRachel Adams&&L/B&&R&&L/B&&R teaches nineteenth and twentieth-century American literature at Columbia University. &&L/P&&R&&L/DIV&&R
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble, c2003.
Branch Call Number: FICTION Chopin Kate
Characteristics: xxxvi, 297 p. ;,18 cm.
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