eBook Kate Chopin in Context: New Approaches, 1st Edition

  • Kate O’Donoghue
  • Published By: Palgrave MacMillan
  • ISBN-10: 1137543965
  • ISBN-13: 9781137543967
  • DDC: 813
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 216 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released December 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015
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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
American Literature Readings in the 21st Century.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: Kate Chopin in Context: New Approaches.
New Contextual Approaches.
1: Chopin’s Enlightened Men.
2: Kate Chopin and the Dilemma of Individualism.
3: “A Quick Conception of All That This Accusation Meant for Her”: The Legal Climate at the Time of “Désirée’s Baby”.
4: The Gothic in Kate Chopin.
5: The Pleasures of Music: Kate Chopin’s Artistic and Sensorial Synesthesia.
6: Maternity vs. Autonomy in Chopin’s “Regret”.
New Pedagogical Approaches.
7: The “I Hate Edna Club”.
8: Pioneering Kate Chopin’s Feminism: Elizabeth Stoddard’s The Morgesons as Patchwork Precursor to The Awakening.
9: “I’m So Happy; It Frightens Me”: Female Genealogy in the Fiction of Kate Chopin and Pauline Hopkins.
10: American Refusals: A Continuum of “I Prefer Not Tos” as Articulated in the Work of Chopin, Hawthorne, Harper, Atherton, and Dreiser.
11: What Did She Die of? “The Story of an Hour” in the Middle East Classroom.
12: Teaching Kate Chopin Using Multimedia.