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Kate Chopin Reconsidered

Beyond the Bayou

Southern Literary Studies

264 pages / 6.00 x 9.00 inches / None

Literature - American

  Paperback / 9780807124352 / September 1999

“What the essayists share is a commendable receptivity to the complexities of Chopin’s art . . . plus a willingness to try different approaches to Chopin’s life and work.”—Studies in Short Fiction 

Kate Chopin Reconsidered deserves attention. Such fine biographical work, some interesting ideas about connections, some studies of neglected Chopin texts, several syntheses of recent feminist arguments, and a major essay by John Carlos Rowe all make it a useful addition to American literary scholarship.”—South Atlantic Review 

Lynda S. Boren teaches gifted high-school students in Leesville, Louisiana, and is the author of Eurydice Reclaimed: Language, Gender, and Voice in Henry James.

Sara deSaussure Davis, associate professor of American literature and chair of the department of English at the University of Alabama, is coeditor of The Mythologizing of Mark Twain.

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