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The Awakening

The Awakening

by

Kate Chopin

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The Awakening Resources

Movie or TV Productions

1982 Movie

The End of August is an independent film version of The Awakening.

1991 Movie

The Grand Isle is a film version of The Awakening, starring Kelly McGillis (from Top Gun) as Edna.

1998 Documentary

A Re-Awakening is a PBS documentary on Kate Chopin.

Images

The Author

A photo of Kate Chopin as a young woman.

Kate Chopin, the Mother

This is a photo of Kate Chopin with her first four children, taken around 1877.

Poster

A poster of Kate Chopin with a photo and some biographical information.

Book Cover

A paperback book cover with an impressionist painting.

Book Cover

Another book cover with another painting.

The Original

The original 1899 book cover.

Book Cover

This one feature a caged bird.

Other

Author Timeline

A chronology of key events in Kate Chopin’s life.

Chopin Links

A collection of Chopin’s works and links to other Chopin-related sites.

Digging Deeper

A list of excellent links for those looking to do in-depth academic research on Kate Chopin or The Awakening (includes a select list of criticism).

Videos

Keira Knightley as Edna

No, Keira Knightly didn't really star as Edna in The Awakening. This is just a fake trailer, but it's a pretty good one.

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