The Resource At fault, Kate Chopin, (ebook)

At fault, Kate Chopin, (ebook)

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At fault
Title
At fault
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Kate Chopin
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eng
Summary
In her own time, the works of Kate Chopin (1851-1904) shocked readers and critics with their challenge to contemporary mores. Her stories and novels reveal unsparing truths about the interior lives of women, some of whom experienced profound disillusionment with the rigid yoke of marriage, combined with an unfulfilled longing for self-realization. Celebrated today as a precursor of twentieth-century feminism, Chopin's fiction is considered to be among the masterpieces of American literature. True to the writer's intrepid explorations of taboo subjects and resonating with autobiographical elements, At Fault masterfully portrays a complex love triangle amid the tensions of the rural post-Reconstruction South. Th<U+00da>r<U+00de>se Lafirme is a young Creole widow in love with a divorced St. Louis businessman, David Hosmer. The moral and religious constraints thrust upon Th<U+00da>r<U+00de>se prevent her acceptance of Hosmer's wedding proposal, setting the two on a treacherous path that involves Hosmer's former wife, Fanny. Originally published in 1890, the novel is marked by the same fearless examination of society and sexuality that distinguish Chopin's later works
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Midwest
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1850-1904
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Chopin, Kate
Dewey number
813/.4
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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Dover thrift editions
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  • Man-woman relationships
  • Romance fiction
  • Widows
Target audience
adult
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At fault, Kate Chopin, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486113838
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11601988
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11601988
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MWT11601988
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
At fault, Kate Chopin, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486113838
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11601988
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11601988
System control number
MWT11601988
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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