Kate Chopin Quotes
Kate Chopin (1851-1904) starting writing short stories and novels after the death of her husband, Oscar, in 1882. She was able to dramatically depict the people (Creoles and 'Cadians) and places of Louisiana with careful and unforgettable detail. Kate Chopin never wrote another novel (that we know of) after "The Awakening" was such a scandal in 1899. Here, you'll find a few famous quotes from the works of Kate Chopin.
Books are still being banned every day, but do you know which of the great classics have been banned? Here's a list of ten...
Books About "The Awakening"
"The Awakening," by Kate Chopin was published in 1899, and Willa Cather called it a "Creole 'Bovary'." The book was thought to be immoral and scandalous, with Edna Pontellier committing adultery and then suicide.
Books About What to Read
If you're wondering what great classics you should read, here are some books that will help. These books list hundreds of works from Homer through Edgar Allan Poe and Gustave Flaubert to Virginia Woolf and Franz Kafka.
Chopin: Complete Novels and Stories
Now, for the first time, Library of America publishes the complete works of Chopin in one authoritative volume, including many previously uncollected stories. As the publisher writes: "From ruined Louisiana plantations to bustling, cosmopolitan New Orleans, Kate Chopin wrote with unflinching honesty about propriety and its strictures, the illusions of love and the realities of marriage..."
Kate Chopin (Catherine O'Flaherty)
(1851-1904) American writer. Kate Chopin became famous for "The Awakening," though she was largely forgotten after her book was banned. Read more about the life and works of Kate Chopin.
Kate Chopin - Books About Kate Chopin
Kate Chopin (1851-1904) published the scandalous novel, "The Awakening," and the literary world ignored her stories for the next 70 years. Read more about the story of her life, and her works.
Kate Chopin Interviews
"Well, it was really a kind of byway, an inn or hotel for just about every artistic person who came through town and was in town. She used to have these Thursday afternoon soirées and all the poets and the writers and the editors and people who happened to be in town were there."
Kate Chopin Selected Bibliography
Kate Chopin is perhaps most famous for her controversial novel about Edna Pontellier. "The Awakening" has been banned, but it is also one of her most beloved works. To learn more about the life and works of Kate Chopin, take a look at this selected bibliography.
Kate Chopin Stories - The Story of an Hour and Other Stories
Stories like "The Story of an Hour" and "Désirée´s Baby," are among the most studied and appreciated works by Kate Chopin. Here are a few collections of her works. Read the stories, and find critical resources.
Kate Chopin: A Research and Reference Guide
Chapter in Perspectives in American Literature by Paul Reuben at CSU Stanislaus.
Kate Chopin: Collected Works
Read the stories and novels of Kate Chopin.
Kate Chopin: In Search of Freedom
This feature discusses Kate Chopin's life experiences and how this influenced her writing. Read more about Kate Chopin.
Kate Chopin Questions for Study and Discussion
Kate Chopin is a famous American writer--perhaps best known for her controversial novel, The Awakening. Here are a few questions for study and discussion.
Kate Chopin Books
Kate Chopin (1851-1904) wrote stories and novels about Louisiana, capturing the culture and intricacies. After the publication of Kate Chopin's scandalous novel, The Awakening, the literary world ignored her stories for the next 70 years. Read about the life and works of Kate Chopin.