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Kate Chopin : a critical biography

Per Seyersted

Kate Chopin : a critical biography

by Per Seyersted

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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chopin, Kate, -- 1851-1904,
  • Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [230]-237.

    StatementPer Seyersted.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination246 p., 2 leaves of plates. ;
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21351389M

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Kate Chopin was a nationally acclaimed short story artist of the local color school when she in shocked the American reading public with The Awakening, a novel which much resembles Madame by: Kate Chopin was a nationally acclaimed short story artist of the local color school when she in shocked the American reading public with The Awakening, a novel which much resembles Madame Bovary.

Though the critics praised the artistic excellence of the book, it was generally condemned for its objective treatment of the sensuous, independent heroine/5. About the Author Per Seyersted also published in Kate Chopin: A Critical Biography, which remains in print.

He lived – and was a professor of American literature at the University of by: 8. Kate Chopin was born Catherine O'Flaherty in St.

Kate Chopin : a critical biography book on February 8, Her mother, Eliza Faris, came from an old French family that lived outside of St. Louis. Her father, Thomas, was a highly successful Irish-born businessman; he died when Kate was five years old.

Chopin grew up in a household dominated by women: her mother, great. Biography of Kate Chopin, American Author and Protofeminist Missouri Historical Society / public domain Kate Chopin (born Katherine O'Flaherty; February 8, –Aug ) was an American author whose short stories and novels explored pre- and post-war Southern life.

Today, she is considered a pioneer of early feminist literature. Although “Kate Chopin” may not appear in the title, each book or book of essays listed here discusses Chopin’s work at some length. The newest books are listed first. Koloski, Bernard, ed.

The Historian’s Awakening: Reading Kate Chopin’s Classic Novel as Social and Cultural History. Chopin’s work has been categorized within the “ local colour ” genre. Her stories were collected in Bayou Folk () and A Night in Acadie (). The Complete Works of Kate Chopin, edited by Per Seyersted, appeared in Learn more about short-story writer and novelist Kate Chopin, who wrote The Awakening, at Short-story writer and novelist Kate Chopin wrote The Awakening, a novel about a Born: Seyersted, Per.

Kate Chopin: A Critical Biography. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, E-mail Citation» By far the most influential book about Kate Chopin’s works. Discusses in depth Chopin’s novels and many of her most popular short stories, placing them in.

Kate Chopin Kate Chopin ( - ), born Katherine O'Flaherty in St. Louis, Missouri on February 8,is considered one of the first feminist authors of the 20th century. She is often credited for introducing the modern feminist literary movement. The content and message of The Awakening caused an uproar and Chopin was denied admission into the St.

Louis Fine Art Club based on its publication. She was terribly hurt by the reaction to the book and in the remaining five years of her life she wrote only a few short stories. From toChopin wrote short stories for both children and adults that were published in such national magazines as Atlantic Monthly, Vogue, The Century Magazine, and The Youth's Companion.

Her stories aroused controversy because of her subjects and her approach; they were condemned as immoral by some e works: The Awakening. Chopin, KateWriter. Although Katherine O'Flaherty Chopin was a native of St. Louis (born 8 February ) and spent barely 14 years in Louisiana, her fiction is identified with the South.

Overview. Kate Chopin was a nationally acclaimed short story artist of the local color school when she in shocked the American reading public with The Awakening, a novel which much resembles Madame Bovary.

Though the critics praised the artistic excellence of the book, it was generally condemned for its objective treatment of the sensuous, Author: Per Seyersted.

Kate Chopin was born on February 8,in St. Louis, Missouri. Among her more than short stories are "Désirée's Baby" and "Madame Celestin's Divorce." The Awakening (), a realistic novel about the sexual and artistic awakening of a young mother who abandons her family, was initially condemned for its sexual frankness but was later acclaimed.

Kate Chopin: A Critical Biography. Kate Chopin was a nationally acclaimed short story artist of the local color school when she in shocked the American reading public with The Awakening, a novel which much resembles Madame Bovary.

In the Literary History of the United States, where Kate Chopin is highly praised as a local colourist, The Awakening is not even mentioned. In recent years, however, a few critics have given new attention to the novel, emphasising its courageous realism/5(11). Kate Chopin was an American feminist writer.

She penned two novels besides writing more than a hundred short stories and sketches. It was her great grandmother who helped her to enrich her knowledge about French culture and feminism that inspired her literary works in later period of her life.

The Awakening is a novel by Kate Chopin, first published in Set in New Orleans and on the Louisiana Gulf coast at the end of the 19th century, the plot centers on Edna Pontellier and her struggle between her increasingly unorthodox views on femininity and motherhood with the prevailing social attitudes of the turn-of-the-century American South.

It is one of the earliest American novels Author: Kate Chopin. Kate Chopin: A critical biography, VolumePart 2. Per Seyersted. Universitetsforlaget, - Literary Criticism - pages.

1 Review. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Preface. 9: St Louis Littlest Rebel. /5(1). Kate Chopin was a nationally acclaimed short story artist of the local color school when she in shocked the American reading public with The Awakening, a novel which much remembles Madame the critics praised the artistic excellence of the book, it was generally condemned for its objective treatment of the sensuous, independent heroine.Kate Chopin was a nationally acclaimed short story artist of the local color school when she in shocked the American reading public with The Awakening, a novel Price Range: $ - $Per Seyersted is the author of Kate Chopin ( avg rating, 11 ratings, 3 reviews), Gilgamesj ( avg rating, 9 ratings, 1 review, published ), Gi Home My Books/5.