- ISBN 9780486292649 / 0486292649
- Title A Pair of Silk Stockings
- Author Kate Chopin and Dover Thrift Editions
- Category Short Stories
Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)
- Format Paperback
- Year 1996
- Pages 64
- Publisher Dover Publications
- Imprint Dover Publications Inc.
- Language English
- Dimensions 129mm x 4mm x 207mm
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.
Kate Chopin was born in St. Louis, Missouri, In 1851. She began writing shortly after her Husband's death and, from 1889 until her own Death, her stories and other miscellaneous Writings appeared in “Vogue, Youth's companion, Atlantic Monthly, Century, Saturday Evening Post, ” and other publications. In addition to “The Awakening, ”Mrs. Chopin published another novel, “At Fault, ” and two collections of short stories and sketches, “Bayou Folk” and “A Night at Acadie.” The publication of “The Awakening” in 1899 occasioned shocked and angry response from reviewers all over the country. The book