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TitleTHE AWAKENING - A Solitary Soul (Feminist Classics Series)
AuthorKate Chopin
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ImprintKate Chopin Ltd
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Sales rank4.5
LanguageEnglish
FormatKindle Edition
Pages165

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This carefully crafted ebook THE AWAKENING A Solitary Soul Feminist Classics Series is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents.The Awakening, originally titled A Solitary Soul, is the story of Edna Pontellier and her struggle between her increasingly unorthodox views on femininity and motherhood with the prevailing social attitudes of the turn of the century American South The novel is set in New Orleans and on the Louisiana Gulf coast at the end of the 19th century, and it is one of the earliest American novels that focuses on women s issues without condescension It is also widely seen as a landmark work of early feminism, generating a mixed reaction from contemporary readers and critics.Kate Chopin 1850 1904 was an American author of short stories and novels She is now considered by some to have been a forerunner of the feminist authors of the 20th century of Southern or Catholic background, such as Zelda Fitzgerald Her major works include two short story collections, Bayou Folk and A Night in Acadie, and novel The Awakening Within a decade of her death, Chopin was widely recognized as one of the leading writers of her time.

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Kristen

THE AWAKENING - A Solitary Soul (Feminist Classics Series) By Kate Chopin

Why so many ugly one star reviews All about as insightful as the ubiquitous one star reviews of Lolita which call Nabokov the man a child molester, raving morons who can t distinguish a character from an author and go beyond simply missing the point And how ironic that all these reviews seem to be f... (Sign in to see more)


Samadrita

THE AWAKENING - A Solitary Soul (Feminist Classics Series) By Kate Chopin

Often I have witnessed women, who proceed to talk about misogyny, sexism, or state their views on a piece of feminist literature, starting their discourse with something along the lines of I m not much of a feministbut As if it is best to put a considerable distance between themselves and t... (Sign in to see more)


Elizabeth

THE AWAKENING - A Solitary Soul (Feminist Classics Series) By Kate Chopin

SPOILERS in the comments One of the earliest sleep with whoever you want feminist rhetoric books I think much of what feminists fought for and accomplished was vital for protecting women Women have never lived with such freedom I stand behind many of the advances This book, however, as part of the g... (Sign in to see more)


Meredith Holley

THE AWAKENING - A Solitary Soul (Feminist Classics Series) By Kate Chopin

In a hearing I observed once, the husband testified that he had tried to have his wife served with his petition for divorce in the Costco parking lot The wife went running across the parking lot to avoid service, and her eight and ten year old kids ran after her, dodging traffic and jumping into the... (Sign in to see more)


Brother Odd

THE AWAKENING - A Solitary Soul (Feminist Classics Series) By Kate Chopin

I d like to give this book ZERO stars, but it s not an option This is hands down the worst book that I ve ever read I will never say that again in a review, because this one wins that prize.BIG SPOILER AHEAD Be warned.I had to read this thing twice in college, and it is a horrible story We are suppo... (Sign in to see more)


Matthew

THE AWAKENING - A Solitary Soul (Feminist Classics Series) By Kate Chopin

This review is being posted mainly because of the awesome backstory I actually had to read this twice in high school and didn t care for it much either time.But, here comes my great story When I was a sopho in high school I went out with this girl who eventually dumped me and gave the reason that sh... (Sign in to see more)


James

THE AWAKENING - A Solitary Soul (Feminist Classics Series) By Kate Chopin

Book Review 4 of 5 stars to The Awakening by Kate Chopin I read this book several years ago and wrote a paper on how society treated women during that period in literature I cut and paste some from it below, as I think it offers than a normal review on this one Please keep in mind, I m re... (Sign in to see more)


Sanjina

THE AWAKENING - A Solitary Soul (Feminist Classics Series) By Kate Chopin

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I guess I can understand why The Awakening is considered so important in the development of the feminist canon At the same time, I can understand why it was rejected so adamantly in its own time Chopin is an okay writer ... (Sign in to see more)


Whitney Atkinson

THE AWAKENING - A Solitary Soul (Feminist Classics Series) By Kate Chopin

WOW probably the most beautifully written book i ve ever read, plus so much feminism it makes me weak I adore this book and I am going to be buying my own copy soon so that i can reread and reread and reread it until I die.


Houston

THE AWAKENING - A Solitary Soul (Feminist Classics Series) By Kate Chopin

It sometimes entered Mr Pontillier s mind to wonder if his wife were not growing a little unbalanced mentally He could see plainly that she was not herself That is, he could not see that she was becoming herself and daily casting aside that fictitious self which we assume like a garment with which t... (Sign in to see more)


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