The Awakening Kate Chopin

The Awakening

Author: Kate Chopin
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Book Title
The Awakening
Author
Kate Chopin
ISBN
9781782117131
Over one long, languid summer Edna Pontellier, fettered by marriage and motherhood, becomes acquainted with Robert Lebrun. As the days shorten and the temperature drops Edna succumbs to Robert's devotion. But as her desire grows so too does her discontentment - with the role society has forced her to play and with the bonds that hold her fast - and her world begins to unravel with devastating consequences . . .The Awakening is widely regarded as one of the forerunners of feminist literature alongside Tolstoy's Anna Karenina and Flaubert's Madame Bovary. First published in the United States in 1899, this radical novel sent shockwaves through American society and continues to speak to readers over a hundred years later. This tender, brilliant, and seductive novel is as beautifully written as it is politically engaging.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Kate ChopinPublisher: Canongate BooksPublished: 03/03/2016ISBN: 9781782117131Pages: 240Weight: 0.40lbsSize: 7.70h x 5.00w x 0.60dAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 15836 / AwakeningReading Level: 8.5 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 12

Over one long, languid summer Edna Pontellier, fettered by marriage and motherhood, becomes acquainted with Robert Lebrun. As the days shorten and the temperature drops Edna succumbs to Robert's devotion. But as her desire grows so too does her discontentment - with the role society has forced her to play and with the bonds that hold her fast - and her world begins to unravel with devastating consequences . . .

The Awakening is widely regarded as one of the forerunners of feminist literature alongside Tolstoy's Anna Karenina and Flaubert's Madame Bovary. First published in the United States in 1899, this radical novel sent shockwaves through American society and continues to speak to readers over a hundred years later. This tender, brilliant, and seductive novel is as beautifully written as it is politically engaging.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Kate Chopin
Publisher: Canongate Books
Published: 03/03/2016
ISBN: 9781782117131
Pages: 240
Weight: 0.40lbs
Size: 7.70h x 5.00w x 0.60d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 15836 / Awakening
Reading Level: 8.5 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 12

Over one long, languid summer Edna Pontellier, fettered by marriage and motherhood, becomes acquainted with Robert Lebrun. As the days shorten and the temperature drops Edna succumbs to Robert's devotion. But as her desire grows so too does her discontentment - with the role society has forced her to play and with the bonds that hold her fast - and her world begins to unravel with devastating consequences . . .

The Awakening is widely regarded as one of the forerunners of feminist literature alongside Tolstoy's Anna Karenina and Flaubert's Madame Bovary. First published in the United States in 1899, this radical novel sent shockwaves through American society and continues to speak to readers over a hundred years later. This tender, brilliant, and seductive novel is as beautifully written as it is politically engaging.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Kate Chopin
Publisher: Canongate Books
Published: 03/03/2016
ISBN: 9781782117131
Pages: 240
Weight: 0.40lbs
Size: 7.70h x 5.00w x 0.60d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 15836 / Awakening
Reading Level: 8.5 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 12