Posts Tagged: The Awakening

What to Read When You Want a Fresh Start


In keeping with the spirit of the New Year holiday, we've put together a list of books that deal with new beginnings—and the unexpected twists and turns that come after. ...more

What to Read When You Want to Hand-Swat Your Husband


Here are some book recommendations about husband-swatting ladies who you might adore. ...more

Rediscovering Amber Reeves


For Full Stop, Emma Schneider reviews a recently republished book: Amber Reeves’s 1914 novel A Lady and Her Husband, which Schneider aligns with “American pre-war feminist classics such as The Awakening and The Yellow Wallpaper.” Reeves’s novel offers a comparatively more practical look at the emergence of pre-feminist concerns at the turn of the 20th century.


The Sunday Rumpus Essay: How To Make Sure Your Writing Is Forgotten


Do you really want to have to listen from the grave as students discuss your themes and scholars analyze your syntax and trace your influence? ...more

Rewrite, Reboot, Remix


Rewriting the classics has become a stale and risk-averse strategy. But that shouldn’t spoil the fun of our larger culture of remixing. ...more