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Awakening and Selected Stories (Paperback) (Kate Chopin)

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Kate Chopin's groundbreaking depiction of a woman who dares to defy the expectations of society in the pursuit of her desireWhen The Awakening was first published in 1899, charges of sordidness and immorality seemed to consign it into obscurity and irreparably damage its author's reputation. But a century after her death, it is widely regarded as Kate Chopin's great achievement. Through careful, subtle changes of style, Chopin shows the transformation of Edna Pontellier, a young wife and mother, who - with tragic consequences - refuses to be caged by married and domestic life, and claims for herself moral and ****** freedom.For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
Number of Pages: 286
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Women
Series Title: Penguin Classics
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Author: Kate Chopin
Language: English
Street Date: February 1, 2003
TCIN: 11601246
UPC: 9780142437322
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-2659
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