The Awakening: A Norton Critical Edition

The Awakening: A Norton Critical Edition

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Overview

“I have used the Norton Critical Editions since graduate school. As a teacher of high-school literature, I find them to be excellent resources for the study of various novels, plays, etc."—Brooke Gifford, Vincent Middle High School

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393617313
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 09/07/2017
Series: Norton Critical Editions Series
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 148,536
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Margo Culley is Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She is the editor of American Women’s Autobiography: Fea(s)ts of Memory and A Day at a Time: Diary Literature of American Women, and co-editor of Women’s Personal Narratives: Essays in Criticism and Pedagogy and Gendered Subjects: The Dynamics of Feminist Teaching. She teaches courses in American studies, women’s studies, and ethnic studies.

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