Desiree's Baby

Publication history

"Désirée's Baby" was first published on January 14, 1893, in Vogue.[1] It first appeared under the title "The Father of Désirée's Baby" in a section called "Character Studies".[2] The same issue included Chopin's story "A Visit to Avoyelles"; both marked Chopin's first contributions to the magazine which would eventually publish 18 of her works before the end of the century.[3] "Désirée’s Baby" was included in Chopin's collection Bayou Folk in 1894.


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