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This Norton Critical Edition includes:

– The annotated text of Kate Chopin’s modernist novel of marital infidelity, set in New Orleans and Grande Isle, Louisiana.
– A preface, a critical essay, and explanatory annotations by Margo Culley.
– Essays by acclaimed Chopin biographers Per Seyersted and Emily Toth, “An Etiquette/Advice Book Sampler” with selections from the conduct books of the period, and contemporary perspectives on womanhood, motherhood, and marriage.
– Forty-five reviews and interpretive essays on The Awakening spanning three centuries.
– A Chronology of Chopin’s life and work and an updated Selected Bibliography.

About the Series

Read by more than 12 million students over fifty-five years, Norton Critical Editions set the standard for apparatus that is right for undergraduate readers. The three-part format–annotated text, contexts, and criticism–helps students to better understand, analyze, and appreciate the literature, while opening a wide range of teaching possibilities for instructors. Whether in print or in digital format, Norton Critical Editions provide all the resources students need.

Author: Chopin, Kate, Editor: Culley, Margo

Topic: Fiction – General
Media: Book
ISBN: 393617319
Language: English
Pages: 384

Additional information

Weight 0.8 lbs
Dimensions 8.3 × 5 × 0.9 in


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