Who is Kate Chopin?

Kate Chopin

Kate Chopin, born Katherine O'Flaherty (February 8, 1850 – August 22, 1904), was an American author of short stories and novels. She is now considered by some to have been a forerunner of feminist authors of the 20th century.

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Kate Chopin House (Cloutierville, Louisiana)
... Kate Chopin House, also known as Bayou Folk Museum or Alexic Cloutier House, is a house in Cloutierville, Louisiana ... It was the home of Kate Chopin, author of The Awakening, after her marriage ... Historic Landmark in 1993 for its association with Kate Chopin's life and her use of area happenings as source for bayou life covered in much of her writings ...

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