B. J. Harrison Reads Desiree's Baby

Kate Chopin’s short story "Desirée’s Baby" depicts a love story that is far from simple. Desirée was found as a baby by a wealthy French Creole couple, Monsieur and Madame...

The Awakening

“I would give my life for my children, but I wouldn’t give myself.” So said Edna Pontellier to her friend one summer as they sat beside the sea. It was the summer she...

An Egyptian Cigarette

An atmospheric tale in which a lady receives a box of six hand-made Egyptian cigarettes in a mysterious package.When she smokes the first one, she is immediately transported into...

The Story of An Hour

American author Kate Chopin's "The Story of an Hour" was written in April of 1894 and originally published in Vogue in December of that year. The title refers to the time elapsed...

The Kiss

Kate Chopin's "The Kiss" was written on September 19, 1894, and first published in Vogue on January 17, 1895. It is a short story about a woman scheming to marry a wealthy man.

A Pair of Silk Stockings

Kate Chopin (1850 - 1904) was a U.S. author of French and Irish descent famous for her short stories and novels set in Louisiana. "A Pair of Silk Stockings" is the tale of a...

Regret

When Mademoiselle Aurelie's neighbour appears and asks her to take care of her four children in an emergency, she accepts the challenge very reluctantly. Mademoiselle Aurelie...

The Awakening

This classic novel focuses on a female protagonist named Edna Pontellier who rebels against the conventional roles of an upper-class conservative woman. Set in New Orleans, the...

The Awakening

The Awakening Audiobook, originally titled A Solitary Soul, is a novel by Kate Chopin, first published in 1899. Set in New Orleans and the Southern Louisiana coast at the end of...

The Awakening

‘The Awakening’ is an 1899 novel by Kate Chopin set in New Orleans and the Gulf coast at the end of the 19th century. It is widely seen as a seminal work of early feminism...

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