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Notes

  1. See Seyersted's discussion of Chopin's reading (25-26) or her reading list in the Miscellany (87-88).
  2. Seyersted points out that though we have no record that Chopin read Sand, her daughter Lelia believed that she was named after Sand's famous heroine (101).
  3. This attitude is most obvious in pre-twentieth-century novels, but it is also evident in today's mainstream movies and romance fiction.
  4. An incomplete list of Chopin's stories about married women includes: "The Going Away of Liza," "A Visit to Avoyelles," "In Sabine," "A Respectable Woman," "The Story of an Hour," "Her Letters," "Athénaïse," and "The Storm."
  5. Given Mlle. Reisz's open and effusive love for Edna, Mademoiselle may have been sexually active with women, which further disrupts male control of narrative.

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