Emily Toth (essay date spring 1988)
SOURCE: Toth, Emily. “Kate Chopin's New Orleans Years.” New Orleans Review 15, no. 1 (spring 1988): 53-60.
[In the following essay, Toth explicates biographical aspects of Chopin's stories set in New Orleans.]
“N. Orleans I liked immensely; it is so clean—so white and green. Although in April, we had profusions of flowers—strawberries and even black berries,” Kate O'Flaherty of St. Louis wrote in her diary for May 8, 1869.1
She had just returned from a two-month trip with her...
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