Awakening (Dover Thrift Editions), The

Kate Chopin
First published in 1899, this novel shocked readers with its open sensuality and uninhibited treatment of marital infidelity. The poignant, lyrical story of a New Orleans wife who attempts to find love outside a stifling marriage, critics have praised it as a forerunner of the modern novel. New introductory Note.


Reviewed: 2015-12-29
Read for Warren's intro class. Suicide, gossip, and lust.
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