The Awakening: By Kate Chopin - Illustrated
Sprache - Englisch
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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 the solitude that accompanies the trappings of middle- and upper-class life are the themes of this now-classic novel. As Kaye Gibbons points out in her Introduction, Chopin "was writing American realism before most Americans could bear to hear that they were living it."
Genre: Sprache - Englisch
Umfang: 100 Seiten
Größe: 545,9 KB
Veröffentlichung: 10. Juni 2017