Kate Chopin's Private Papers

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Emily Toth, Per Seyersted
Indiana University Press, Oct 22, 1998 - Literary Criticism - 360 pages

"Toth and Seyersted's well-organized, carefully edited volume makes available all manuscripts and related items from all archival collections.... This volume is essential for American literature collections." -- Choice

An edition of the primarily unpublished papers of Kate Chopin, author of the feminist classic The Awakening. These papers illuminate the growth of Chopin as a writer, reveal the reactions of critics to her work, and settle a number of controversies in Chopin studies.

 

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Toth and Seyersted, both biographers of Chopin, have categorized this wealth of mostly unpublished material according to Chopin's three identities: the unmarried Kate O'Flaherty (1850-70), the wife ... Read full review

Contents

Leaves of Affection
2
Manuscript Account Books
136
Kate Chopins 1894 Diary
176
The Lilia Polka
195
Newspaper Pieces
217
Rediscovered Short Stories
245
Portions of Short Stories
269
Poems
286
Last Will and Testament of Kate Chopin
300
CORE BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR KATE CHOPIN SCHOLARS
325
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Emily Toth, Professor of English at Louisiana State University, is the author of _Kate Chopin: A Life_; editor of Chopin's _A Vocation and aVoice_:and creator of _Ms. Mentor's Impeccable Advice for Women in Academia._

Per Seyersted, Professor Emeritus at the University of Oslo, is the author of _Kate Chopin: a Critical Biography_ and editor of _The Complete Works of Kate Chopin_.

Cheyenne Bonnell, who has taught at universities in Pennsylvania and Wyoming, writes on Victorian Literature.

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