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On vacation in Grand Isle, Louisiana, a married woman falls in love with a charming, attentive young man. The relationship spurs Edna Pontellier to explore her longing for independence and creative fulfillment. It also compels her to defy conventions, rejecting the constraints of marriage and motherhood.

First published in 1899, Kate Chopin’s novel drew criticism for its daring portrayal of female infidelity. Rediscovered decades later, it is now lauded for its lyricism, honesty, and astute social commentary. A groundbreaking feminist work and a landmark of modernist literature, The Awakening depicts one woman’s journey to define her true self.

Revised edition: Previously published as The Awakening, this edition of The Awakening (AmazonClassics Edition) includes editorial revisions.

Kate Chopin (1850–1904) was an American writer of short stories and novels, and today she is hailed as a forerunner of modern feminist authors. Born in Saint Louis, she moved with her husband to New Orleans and later to Cloutierville, Louisiana, which later became the setting for much of her work. After her husband’s death, she began w...
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Title:The Awakening (amazonclassics Edition)
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:270 pages, 8.2 X 5.5 X 0.68 in
Shipping dimensions:270 pages, 8.2 X 5.5 X 0.68 in
Published:July 18, 2017
Publisher:Amazon Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781542047630

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