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The Awakening 65 editions

Cover of: The Awakening by Kate Chopin
About the Book

The Awakening, originally titled A Solitary Soul, is a novel by Kate Chopin, first published in 1899. Set in New Orleans and the Southern Louisiana coast at the end of the nineteenth century, the plot centers on Edna Pontellier and her struggle to reconcile her increasingly unorthodox views on femininity and motherhood with the prevailing social attitudes of the turn-of-the-century South. It is one of the earliest American novels that focuses on women's issues without condescension. It is also widely seen as a landmark work of early feminism, generating mixed reaction from contemporary readers and criticism. The novel's blend of realistic narrative, incisive social commentary, and psychological complexity makes The Awakening a precursor of American modernist literature; it prefigures the works of American novelists such as William Faulkner and Ernest Hemingway and echoes the works of contemporaries such as Edith Wharton and Henry James. It can also be considered among the first Southern works in a tradition that would culminate with the modern masterpieces of Faulkner, Flannery O'Connor, Eudora Welty, Katherine Anne Porter, and Tennessee Williams

65 editions First published in 1899

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1899, H. S. Stone & company
The Awakening
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1899, H.S. Stone & Company
The awakening
Microform in English
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1899, H. S. Stone & Company
The awakening
in English
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1906, Duffield & company
The awakening
in English
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1964, Capricorn Books
The awakening
in English
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1964, Capricorn Books
The awakening
in English
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1972, Avon
The awakening
in English
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1976, Norton
The awakening
in English - 1st ed.
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1976, Norton
The awakening
in English - 1st ed.
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1976, Norton
The awakening
in English
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1978, Women's Press
The awakening
in English
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November 1981, Bantam Books
Awakening
Mass Market Paperback in English
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June 1981, Recorded Books
Awakening
Audio Cassette
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November 1981, Bantam Books
The Awakening
Mass Market Paperback in English
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December 1981, Blackstone Audiobooks
The Awakening
Audio Cassette in English
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February 1982, Tandem Library
Awakening
Library Binding in English
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February 10, 1982, Avon
The Awakening
in English
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April 1, 1985, Bantam Classics
The Awakening
Paperback in English
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1986, Penguin
The awakening
in English
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August 1986, Recorded Books
The Awakening
Audio Cassette in English - Abridged edition
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May 1988, Reprint Services Corp
The Awakening
Hardcover
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August 1990, Recorded Books
The Awakening
Audio Cassette
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December 1992, Bedford/St Martins
The Awakening
Paperback in English
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December 1992, Bedford/St Martins
The Awakening
Hardcover in English
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1992, David Campbell
The awakening
in English
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1992, COMFORT Oficyna Wydawnicza
Przebudzenie
in Polish
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1992, Knopf, Distributed by Random House
The awakening
in English
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December 1992, Bedford/St Martins
The Awakening
Paperback in English
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1993, Bedford Books of St. Martin's Press
The awakening
in English
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1993, Dover
The awakening
in English
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1994, W.W. Norton
The Awakening
in English - 2nd ed.
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1995, Riverhead Books
The awakening
in English - 1st Riverhead ed.
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1996, G.K. Hall
The awakening
in English
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1996, Simon & Schuster Editions
The awakening
in English
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1996, Prometheus Books
The awakening
in English
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1996, Modern Library
The awakening
in English
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1997, Barnes & Noble Books
The awakening
in English
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1998, Pocket Books
The awakening
in English
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June 2000, Cyber Classics
The Awakening
Paperback - Largeprint edition
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October 2000, Cyber Classics Inc
The Awakening
Paperback - Largeprint edition
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2000, Bedford/St. Martin's
The awakening
in English - 2nd ed.
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September 13, 2000, Adamant Media Corporation
The Awakening
Paperback in English
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July 2002, W W Norton & Co Inc (Np)
The Awakening
in English
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February 26, 2002, Prentice-Hall
The Awakening
Paperback in English - New Ed edition
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February 26, 2002, Prentice-Hall
The Awakening
in English
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July 2002, W W Norton & Co Inc (Np)
The Awakening
in English
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2003, Random House Publishing Group
The Awakening
E-book in English
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June 30, 2004, Kessinger Publishing
The Awakening
Paperback in English
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2004, Fictionwise, Inc.
The Awakening
E-book in English
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April 1, 2005, Tantor Media
The Awakening (Unabridged Classics)
Audio CD in English
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April 1, 2005, Tantor Media
The Awakening (Unabridged Classics)
MP3 CD in English - MP3 Una edition
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January 1, 2005, Tantor Media
The Awakening
Audio CD in English - Unabridged edition
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July 2005, Blackstone Audiobooks, Inc.
The Awakening
Audio CD in English - Unabridged edition
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July 15, 2005, Blackstone Audiobooks
The Awakening
MP3 CD in English - MP3 Una edition
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July 2005, Blackstone Audiobooks, Inc.
The Awakening
Audio cassette in English - Unabridged edition
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March 1, 2005, Prestwick House Inc.
The Awakening
Paperback
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October 1, 2006, ReadHowYouWant.com
The Awakening [EasyRead Large Edition]
Paperback in English - Lrg edition
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October 1, 2006, ReadHowYouWant.com
The Awakening [EasyRead Comfort Edition]
Paperback in English
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October 1, 2006, ReadHowYouWant.com
The Awakening [EasyRead Edition]
Paperback in English
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February 5, 2007, Waking Lion Press
The Awakening
Paperback in English
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June 28, 2007, NuVision Publications
The Awakening
Paperback in English
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2008, Bedford/St. Martin's
The awakening
in English
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2009, The Floating Press
The Awakening
E-book in English

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