A minor masterpiece, The Awakening was a scandalous book when it arrived from the turn-of-the-century presses. With a heroine who found her husband dull, married life dreary and confining, and motherhood to be bondage, this revolutionary book is still relevant to many.
CliffsComplete combines the full original text of The Awakening with a helpful glossary and CliffsNotes-quality commentary into one volume. You will find:
A unique pedagogical approach that combines the complete original text with expert commentary following each chapter
A descriptive bibliography and historical background on the author, the times, and the work itself
An improved character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters