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The Awakening (A Women's Press classic)

by Kate Chopin

ISBN 0704347334 / 9780704347335 / 0-7043-4733-4
Publisher Women's Press, Ltd. (UK)
Language English
Edition Softcover
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Edna Pontellier is a young woman living comfortably in the beautiful city of New Orleans. She is fond of her husband and proud of her sons but finds it impossible to accept that "for women it is a holy privilege to efface themselves as individuals." She fights back in the only way she knows, and her solution is extreme. Infamous in its time, The Awakening is now recognized as a radical work of fiction -- sensuous, arresting, and clear-eyed in its commitment to freedom and independence. [via]