A Pair of Silk Stockings [NOOK Book]

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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.
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A Pair of Silk Stockings

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Overview



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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486110875
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 2/1/2012
  • Series: Dover Thrift Editions
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 881,497
  • File size: 568 KB

Meet the Author

A precursor of the 20th century's feminist authors, Kate Chopin (1850–1904) wrote short stories and novels for children and adults. The St. Louis native lived in New Orleans for a dozen years and set most of her tales amid Louisiana's Creole culture. Many of her stories were well ahead of their time, and she achieved widespread acclaim only after her death.

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Table of Contents



From Bayou Folk (1894)
Désirée's Baby
Madame Célestin's Divorce
At the 'Cadian Ball
A Gentleman of Bayou Têche

From A Night in Acadie (1897)
A Night in Acadie
Azélie
A Respectable Woman

From Vogue
The Dream of an Hour (December 6, 1894)
A Pair of Silk Stockings (September 16, 1897)
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