The Resource At fault, Kate Chopin, (electronic resource)

At fault, Kate Chopin, (electronic resource)

Label
At fault
Title
At fault
Statement of responsibility
Kate Chopin
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Genre
Language
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. Thřs̈e Lafirme is a young Creole widow in love with a divorced St. Louis businessman, David Hosmer. The moral and religious constraints thrust upon Thřs̈e 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
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Series statement
Dover thrift editions
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  • Man-woman relationships
  • Romance fiction
  • Widows
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
At fault, Kate Chopin, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11601988
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11601988
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11601988
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
At fault, Kate Chopin, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11601988
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11601988
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11601988
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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