Kate Chopin’s novel, a landmark work of early feminism, is seen as a pre-cursor to the works of American novelists such as William Faulkner and Ernest Hemingway. The upper-class Creole society of New Orleans and the Southern Louisiana coast at the end of the 19th century is brought to audio in a stirring performance by Academy Award-winning actress Kim Basinger.Edna Pontellier, vacationing for the summer with her family on Grand Isle, has a great...
By Kate Chopin
Series: The Classic Collection
Publisher: Brilliance Audio; Unabridged edition (July 22, 2014)
Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 0.6 x 5.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 3428816
Format: PDF ePub TXT ebook
I first read The Awakening in high school or early college, many many years ago. I'm sure it was over my head and beyond my life experience at that time. I likely read it because I thought it may contain explicit steamy love scenes! It does not.