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The Resource The Awakening : an authoritative text, biographical and historical contexts, criticism, Kate Chopin ; edited by Margo Culley

The Awakening : an authoritative text, biographical and historical contexts, criticism, Kate Chopin ; edited by Margo Culley

Label
The Awakening : an authoritative text, biographical and historical contexts, criticism
Title
The Awakening
Title remainder
an authoritative text, biographical and historical contexts, criticism
Statement of responsibility
Kate Chopin ; edited by Margo Culley
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents an annotated edition of the 1899 novel about a Victorian-era woman who finds passionate physical love with a young man she meets while on vacation; and includes biographical, historical, and cultural documents related to the novel's publication, and a selection of critical essays
Cataloging source
DLC
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1850-1904
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Chopin, Kate
Dewey number
813/.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS1294.C63
LC item number
A64 1994
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Culley, Margo
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chopin, Kate
  • Women
  • Self-actualization (Psychology)
  • New Orleans (La.)
  • Adultery
Label
The Awakening : an authoritative text, biographical and historical contexts, criticism, Kate Chopin ; edited by Margo Culley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-324)
Contents
  • A new biographical approach / Emily Toth -- An etiquette/advice book sampler -- Duties of the wife -- Avoid all cause for complaint -- Beware of confidants -- Influence of mothers -- Reception days -- Rules for summer resorts -- Flirtation and increasing fastness of manner -- Musicales -- The street manners of a lady -- Places of amusement -- Formal dinner parties -- Dress to suit the occasion -- Dress for receiving calls -- Carriage dress -- The full dinner dress -- Costumes for country and sea-side -- Bathing dresses -- Fashion plates from Harper's Bazar -- Creole women / Mary L. Shaffter -- [Southern womanhood] / Wilbur Fisk Tillet -- Are women growing selfish? / Dorothy Dix -- The American wife -- Summer flirtations -- A strike for liberty -- Women and suicide -- From Women and economics / Charlotte Perkins Stetson -- [Conspicuous consumption and the servant-wife] / Thorstein Veblen -- Editor's note: History of the criticism of The awakening -- From Book News (March 1899) -- From The mirror (May 4, 1899) -- From the St. Louis Daily Globe-Democrat (May 13, 1899) -- From The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (May 20, 1899) -- From The Chicago Times-Herald (June 1, 1899) -- From The Outlook (June 3, 1899) -- From The Providence Sunday Journal (June 4, 1899) -- From The New Orleans Times-Democrat (June 18, 1899) -- From Public Opinion (June 22, 1899) -- From Literature (June 23, 1899) -- From The New York Times (June 24, 1899) -- From The Los Angeles Sunday Times (June 25, 1899) -- From The Pittsburgh Leader (July 8, 1899) -- From The Dial (August 1, 1899) -- From The Nation (August 3, 1899) -- From The Congregationalist (August 24, 1899) -- Letters from "Lady Janet Scammon Young" and "Dr. Dunrobin Thomson" -- Chopin's "Retraction" -- [The unlikely awakening of a married woman] / Percival Pollard -- [Influences upon the novel] / Daniel S. Rankin -- [An American Madame Bovary] / Cyrille Arnavon -- [A forgotten novel] / Kenneth Eble -- [The southern women in fiction] / Marie Fletcher
  • From The American 1890s / Larzer Ziff -- [Contrasting forces in the novel] / George Arms -- [Kate Chopin and the American realists] / Per Seyersted -- [The ending of the novel] / George M. Spangler -- Local color in The awakening / John R. May -- [Kate Chopin and Walt Whitman] / Lewis Leary -- [Edna and the "Woman question"] / Jules Chametzky -- [Romantic imagery] / Donald A. Ringe -- [Narrative stance] / Ruth Sullivan and Stewart Smith -- [Thanatos and Eros] / Cynthia Griffin Wolff -- Edna's suicide / Suzanne Wolkenfeld -- The problem of the one and the many -- Edna Pontellier: "A solitary soul" / Margo Culley -- [Feminist or naturalist?] / Nancy Walker -- [Progression and regression in Edna Pontellier] / Elizabeth Fox-Genovese -- [Language and ambiguity] / Paula A. Treichler -- [The second coming of Aphrodite] / Sandra M. Gilbert -- [Sexuality, maternity, and selfhood] / Lee R. Edwards -- [Language and female emancipation] / Patricia S. Yaeger -- [American racial and sexual mythology] Anna Shannon Elfenbein -- [Gender, race, and region] / Helen Taylor -- [Women of color in the Awakening] / Elizabeth Ammons -- [Chopin and American women writers] / Elaine Showalter -- Kate Chopin: a chronology
Control code
ocm26974902
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
x, 324 p.
Isbn
9780393960570
Lccn
92040445
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)26974902
Label
The Awakening : an authoritative text, biographical and historical contexts, criticism, Kate Chopin ; edited by Margo Culley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-324)
Contents
  • A new biographical approach / Emily Toth -- An etiquette/advice book sampler -- Duties of the wife -- Avoid all cause for complaint -- Beware of confidants -- Influence of mothers -- Reception days -- Rules for summer resorts -- Flirtation and increasing fastness of manner -- Musicales -- The street manners of a lady -- Places of amusement -- Formal dinner parties -- Dress to suit the occasion -- Dress for receiving calls -- Carriage dress -- The full dinner dress -- Costumes for country and sea-side -- Bathing dresses -- Fashion plates from Harper's Bazar -- Creole women / Mary L. Shaffter -- [Southern womanhood] / Wilbur Fisk Tillet -- Are women growing selfish? / Dorothy Dix -- The American wife -- Summer flirtations -- A strike for liberty -- Women and suicide -- From Women and economics / Charlotte Perkins Stetson -- [Conspicuous consumption and the servant-wife] / Thorstein Veblen -- Editor's note: History of the criticism of The awakening -- From Book News (March 1899) -- From The mirror (May 4, 1899) -- From the St. Louis Daily Globe-Democrat (May 13, 1899) -- From The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (May 20, 1899) -- From The Chicago Times-Herald (June 1, 1899) -- From The Outlook (June 3, 1899) -- From The Providence Sunday Journal (June 4, 1899) -- From The New Orleans Times-Democrat (June 18, 1899) -- From Public Opinion (June 22, 1899) -- From Literature (June 23, 1899) -- From The New York Times (June 24, 1899) -- From The Los Angeles Sunday Times (June 25, 1899) -- From The Pittsburgh Leader (July 8, 1899) -- From The Dial (August 1, 1899) -- From The Nation (August 3, 1899) -- From The Congregationalist (August 24, 1899) -- Letters from "Lady Janet Scammon Young" and "Dr. Dunrobin Thomson" -- Chopin's "Retraction" -- [The unlikely awakening of a married woman] / Percival Pollard -- [Influences upon the novel] / Daniel S. Rankin -- [An American Madame Bovary] / Cyrille Arnavon -- [A forgotten novel] / Kenneth Eble -- [The southern women in fiction] / Marie Fletcher
  • From The American 1890s / Larzer Ziff -- [Contrasting forces in the novel] / George Arms -- [Kate Chopin and the American realists] / Per Seyersted -- [The ending of the novel] / George M. Spangler -- Local color in The awakening / John R. May -- [Kate Chopin and Walt Whitman] / Lewis Leary -- [Edna and the "Woman question"] / Jules Chametzky -- [Romantic imagery] / Donald A. Ringe -- [Narrative stance] / Ruth Sullivan and Stewart Smith -- [Thanatos and Eros] / Cynthia Griffin Wolff -- Edna's suicide / Suzanne Wolkenfeld -- The problem of the one and the many -- Edna Pontellier: "A solitary soul" / Margo Culley -- [Feminist or naturalist?] / Nancy Walker -- [Progression and regression in Edna Pontellier] / Elizabeth Fox-Genovese -- [Language and ambiguity] / Paula A. Treichler -- [The second coming of Aphrodite] / Sandra M. Gilbert -- [Sexuality, maternity, and selfhood] / Lee R. Edwards -- [Language and female emancipation] / Patricia S. Yaeger -- [American racial and sexual mythology] Anna Shannon Elfenbein -- [Gender, race, and region] / Helen Taylor -- [Women of color in the Awakening] / Elizabeth Ammons -- [Chopin and American women writers] / Elaine Showalter -- Kate Chopin: a chronology
Control code
ocm26974902
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
x, 324 p.
Isbn
9780393960570
Lccn
92040445
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)26974902

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