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A Pair of Silk Stockings and Other Short Stories

A Pair of Silk Stockings and Other Short Stories

  • Title: A Pair of Silk Stockings and Other Short Stories
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  • ISBN : 9780486292649
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 107 pages


Written with grace, delicate humor and a keen understanding of the female psyche are 9 portraits of black and white inhabitants of Louisiana s bayou and urban areas Includes A Night in Acadie, A Respectable Woman, The Dream of an Hour, and the title story A masterful collection of Chopin s short stories.


Author Kate Chopin

Kate Chopin was an American novelist and short story writer best known for her startling 1899 novel, The Awakening Born in St Louis, she moved to New Orleans after marrying Oscar Chopin in 1870 Less than a decade later Oscar s cotton business fell on hard times and they moved to his family s plantation in the Natchitoches Parish of northwestern Louisiana Oscar died in 1882 and Kate was suddenl




A Pair of Silk Stockings and Other Short Stories Reviews (27)

  • I may be going a bit overboard as far as rating this whole collection is concerned, but I was won over by Az lie, A Respectable Woman, D sir e s Baby, and The Dream of an Hour, as they are perfect depictions of the callous sides of ourselves that we suppress and disguise [..]

  • This is a kind of prototype to What Not To Wear self esteem increases when the poor, badly dressed person is transformed into yet another secretary clone Or in this case fitting in with the quality Excellent story, if you are a woman you will identify with this Do men [..]

  • Normally I don t enjoy much from feminist culture or anything with too much purple language and girly stuff but some things are genuinely good I didn t like all the stories, out of all of them I only liked two the one about the guy who liked that insensitive ditz, and the story of the title I had to [..]

  • a short story that really captures the plight of the over worked, over stressed, depressed mother who wanted a bit out of life than what she s gotten i read this in my high school humanities class when i was supposed to be studying and it really made me realize that i did not want to have a typical [..]

  • How she went from this to The Awakening is incomprehensible. [..]

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