A Respectable Woman

Short Stories
Author(s): Kate Chopin
Genre: Classics
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (0.20 hours)
Product Number: Z100109053
Released: Jul 24, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781974910427
Narrator/s: Susie Berneis
Please log in to view pricing


In A Respectable Woman, Mrs. Baroda, the wife of a wealthy sugar plantation owner plays hostess to Mr. Gouvernail, a friend of her husband's. The reserved Mr. Gouvernail is a puzzle to Mrs. Baroda who is nonetheless intrigued by the man's retiring nature. When the two speak to each other outside one evening, Mrs. Baroda wants to get closer to her guest but realizes this would be at odds with her position as a respectable woman. First published in Vogue in 1894, A Respectable Woman is the story of a woman struggling to understand her desires.

All formats/editions

Author(s): Kate Chopin
Product Number EB00779026
Released: Oct 30, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
ISBN: #9781520077581

Sign up for our email newsletter