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Short Stories by Kate Chopin, Elizabeth & Olive Schreiner (Thornes Classics) by Mike Royston

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Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10762893M
ISBN 100748733566
ISBN 109780748733569

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Most of Kate Chopin’s short stories are set in the late nineteenth century in Louisiana, often rural Louisiana. Most of the characters, like most of the people living in Louisiana at the time, are Creoles, Acadians, “Americans” (as the Creoles and Acadians call outsiders), African Americans, Native Americans, and people of mixed race. Kate Chopin wrote many short stories dealing with domestic issues, racism, and independent women, among other things. I’ve included links and an approximate word count where possible. Here are some of her stories in alphabetical order of the first word of the title, excluding “A”, “An” and “The”. Short Stories by Kate Chopin, Elizabeth Gaskell, and Olive Schreiner (Contributor) 1 copy Little Leather Library 6 Books: Dreams, Fifty Poems of England, Short (Contributor) 1 copy. Buy Thornes Classic Short Stories: Short Stories by Kate Chopin, Elizabeth Gaskell and Olive Schreiner Illustrated by Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, Chopin, Kate, Schreiner, Olive, Royston, Mike (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on Author: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, Kate Chopin, Olive Schreiner.

Other short stories by Kate Chopin also available along with many others by classic and contemporary authors. short stories interactive word games. Kate Chopin. A Respectable Woman. Mrs. Baroda was a little provoked to learn that her husband expected his friend, Gouvernail, up to spend a week or two on the plantation. Chopin was born Kate O'Flaherty in St. Louis. Until her husband's death she lived a conventional life as the wife of a New Orleans businessman and mother of six children. When her husband died, Chopin returned to St. Louis and began to write novels and stories, publishing her first story in Back to the Chapter 5 TOC: Further Reading About. Olive Schreiner (24 March – 11 December ) was a South African author, anti-war campaigner and intellectual. She is best remembered today for her novel The Story of an African Farm (), which has been highly acclaimed. It deals boldly with such contemporary issues as agnosticism, existential independence, individualism, the professional aspirations of women, and the elemental. (Kate Chopin) To support herself and her family, Kate began to write. She was immediately successful and wrote short stories about people she had known in Louisiana. Her first novel, At Fault, was published in when Kate was forty and was followed by two collections of short stories, Bayou Folk () and A Night in Acadie ().

Kate Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour” originally published The Story of an Hour Kate Chopin Knowing that Mrs. Mallard was afflicted with a heart trouble, great care was taken to break to her as gently as possible the news of her husband's death. It was her sister Josephine who told her, in broken sentences; veiled hints that revealed in. A fascinating collection of short stories by some of the greatest Victorian female writers. This anthology covers every theme from spirits and the occult to love and sexuality to sentimentality and romance to social observation and critique. 'The Operation' by Violet Hunt 'Satan's Circus' by Eleanor Smith 'A Dream of Wild Bees' by Olive Schreiner. The Story of an Hour and a Rose for Emily Essay Words | 9 Pages. Compare Contrast The Story of an Hour and A Rose for Emily Kate Chopin's "The Story of an Hour" and William Faulkner's "A Rosefor Emily" both characterize the nature of marriage and womanhood bydelving into the psyches of their female protagonists. The novel was begun in and completed on Janu Kate Chopin’s original title was A Solitary was published as The Awakening by Herbert S. Stone & Company in Chicago on Ap The title page: You can find complete composition dates and publication dates for Chopin’s works on pages to of The Complete Works of Kate Chopin, edited by Per Seyersted.