The Awakening

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Forgotten Books, 1899 - Adultery - 303 pages
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Edna Pontellier, a young married woman with two small children, gradually awakens -- to her individuality and sexuality -- and experiences love outside of her passionless marriage.

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User Review  - SandDune - LibraryThing

The awakening to self-awareness of a rich New Orleans woman at the end of the nineteenth century. Unfortunately, in my opinion a rather dull book about a very dull woman. On the island of Grand Isle ... Read full review

Review: The Awakening and Selected Stories

User Review  - Michelle J - Goodreads

This classic is a great tool to use for discussion in a Women Herstory class. Notice I wrote HERSTORY, as I would like to recoin the term History at times. Topics: Career versus motherhood and all the ... Read full review

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