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The Storm

Kate Chopin was an American author noted for her feminist and often scandalous fiction.  Her 1898 short story “The Storm” concerns a housewife who commits adultery one stormy day while her husband  is away.


LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Terms


  • Chopin, Kate  (Author)
  • Chopin, Kate  (Subject)


Call Number for Browsing the Shelves


  • PS1294 .C63


Circulating Books – A Selected List


  • Beer, Janet (Ed.). The Cambridge Companion to Kate Chopin. 2008.  
    • Call Number: PS1294 .C63  C36 2008
  • Boren, Lynda and Sara Davis (Eds.).  Kate Chopin Reconsidered. 1992.
    • Call Number: PS1294 .C63  K385 1992   
  • Chopin, Kate.  The Awakening and Selected Short Fiction. 2003.
    • Call Number: PS1294 .C63 A61 2003
  • Koloski, Bernard.  Kate Chopin: A Study of the Short Fiction.  1996.
    • Call Number: PS1294 .C63 K65 1996
  • Petry, Alice Hall (Ed.). Critical Essays on Kate Chopin. 1996. 
    • Call Number: PS1294 .C63  C75 1996
  • Toth, Emily. Unveiling Kate Chopin. 1999.
    • Call Number: PS1294 .C63 T684 1999



Reference Materials


  • Critical Survey of Short Fiction.Call Number: REF PN3321 .C7 2001
    • Vol. 2, pgs. 565-566
  • Masterplots II: Short Story Series. Call Number: REF PN3326 .M27 2004
    • Vol. 7, pgs. 3898-3900
  • Short Stories for Students.Call Number: REF PN3330 .S386
    • Vol. 26, pgs. 286-306
  • Short Story Criticism. –  Call Number: REF PN3321 .S5
    • Vol. 8, pgs. 80, 84, 86, 91, 95
    • Vol. 68, pgs. 171, 178, 181, 183, 191, 207, 222-227
    • Vol. 110, pgs. 6-8, 15, 23, 31, 39, 45, 54-61, 76-77, 86
  • Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism. –  Call Number: REF PN771 .G27
    • Vol. 5, pgs. 153, 158
    • Vol. 14, pgs. 62-65, 69, 80-82
    • Vol. 127, pgs. 9-10, 79, 128, 211-212



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