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Chopin, Kate, 1850-1904
The awakening and selected stories / Kate Chopin ; edited with an introduction by Sandra M. Gilbert
New York : Penguin Books, 2003
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PS1294.C63 A7 2003    AVAILABLE
Subject Louisiana -- Social life and customs -- Fiction
Subject(s) Women -- Louisiana -- Fiction
Physical Description 286 p. ; 20 cm
Contents The awakening -- Emancipation : a life fable -- At the 'Cadian ball -- Désirée's baby -- La belle Zoraïde -- At Chênière Caminada -- The story of an hour -- Lilacs -- Athénaīse -- A pair of silk stockings -- Nég Créol -- Elizabeth Stock's one story -- The storm : a sequel to "The 'Cadian ball."
Summary When first published in 1899, charges of sordidness and immorality consigned The Awakening into initial obscurity and irreparably damaged its author's literary and social reputation. In her introduction, Sandra M. Gilbert considers the issues explored in the novel and the stories from their growth out of the feminist literary tradition of the nineteenth century to their place among other concerns of fin de sicle writers in America and England
Series Penguin classics
Alternate Author Gilbert, Sandra M

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