Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Modern Library On Sale: November 14, 2000 Price: $9.00
The Awakening shocked turn-of-the-century readers with its forthright treatment of sex and suicide. Departing from literary convention, Kate Chopin failed to condemn her heroine's desire for an affair with the son of a Louisiana resort owner, whom she meets on vacation. The power of sensuality, the delusion of ecstatic love, and...
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