The Yellow Wall Paper Herland and Selected Writings

Author: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101145029
Release Date: 2009-09-29
Genre: Fiction

Wonderfully sardonic and slyly humorous, the writings of landmark American feminist and socialist thinker Charlotte Perkins Gilman were penned in response to her frustrations with the gender-based double standard that prevailed in America as the twentieth century began. Perhaps best known for her chilling depiction of a woman's mental breakdown in her unforgettable 1892 short story 'The Yellow Wall-Paper', Gilman also wrote Herland, a wry novel that imagines a peaceful, progressive country from which men have been absent for 2,000 years. Both are included in this volume, along with a selection of Gilman's major short stories and her poems. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Herland The Yellow Wall paper and Selected Writings

Author: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0141180625
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Literary Collections

Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935) penned this sardonic remark in her autobiography, encapsulating a lifetime of frustration with the gender-based double standard that prevailed in turn-of-the-century America. With her slyly humorous novel, Herland (1915), she created a fictional utopia where not only is face powder obsolete, but an all-female population has created a peaceful, progressive, environmentally-conscious country from which men have been absent for two thousand years. Gilman was enormously prolific, publishing five hundred poems, two hundred short stories, hundreds of essays, eight novels, and seven years' worth of her monthly magazine, The Forerunner. She emerged as one of the key figures in the women's movement of her day, advocating equality of the sexes, the right of women to work, and socialized child care, among other issues. Today Gilman is perhaps best known for the chilling depiction of a woman's mental breakdown in her unforgettable short story, "The Yellow Wall-Paper". This Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics edition includes both this landmark work and Herland, together with a selection of Gilman's major short stories and her poems.


Author: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Publisher: Charles River Editors via PublishDrive
ISBN: 9781629216157
Release Date: 2018-03-22
Genre: Fiction

Charlotte Perkins Gilman was an American writer and feminist best known for the semi-autobiographical short story The Yellow Wallpaper which was written after a bad case of postpartum psychosis.This version of Gilmans Herland includes a table of contents.

The Yellow Wallpaper and Herland

Author: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1546742336
Release Date: 2017-05-17

The Yellow Wallpaper is a semi-autobiographical short story written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The story is considered one of the earliest and most important works of feminist literature as it illustrates the prevailing attitudes toward women's health near the turn of the 20th century. Herland is a utopian novel written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The book describes an isolated society of just women which leads to peace, freedom, and happiness. Charlotte Perkins Gilman was an American sociologist and writer who helped influence many future generations of feminists. Gilman famously wrote The Yellow Wallpaper after a bout of postpartum psychosis. Gilman also wrote Herland, a classic utopian novel.

The Living of Charlotte Perkins Gilman An Autobiography

Author: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781473392526
Release Date: 2014-04-10
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

This early work by Charlotte Perkins Gilman was originally published in 1935. It is the autobiography of the American sociologist, novelist and poet who is best remembered for her semi-autobiographical short story 'The Yellow Wallpaper'.

Herland and Related Writings

Author: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Publisher: Broadview Press
ISBN: 9781770483606
Release Date: 2012-11-08
Genre: Fiction

Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s provocative utopian novel Herland, first published in 1915, tells its story through the observations of three male explorers who discover a land inhabited solely by women; the women reproduce through parthenogenesis (asexual reproduction). Initially skeptical, the explorers come to realize that Herland has evolved into an ideal, cooperative, matriarchal society—fertile, peaceful, and clean—by selectively reproducing the women’s best attributes. As the explorers study Herland culture, they also rethink their own. This edition reproduces the text originally published in The Forerunner in 1915, including several passages omitted from other editions. Stories, poetry, and nonfiction writing by Gilman on topics such as birth control, capital punishment, and eugenics provide a rich context for the novel. Materials originally published alongside Herland in 1915, many of which have never before been republished, are also included, as is an excerpt from the sequel, With Her in Ourland.

The Woman Destroyed

Author: Simone De Beauvoir
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 9780307832177
Release Date: 2013-01-09
Genre: Fiction

In three “immensely intelligent stories about the decay of passion” (The Sunday Herald Times [London]), Simone de Beauvoir draws us into the lives of three women, all past their first youth, all facing unexpected crises. Enthralling as faction, suffused with de Beauvoir’s remarkable insights into women, The Woman Destroyed gives us a legendary writer at her best.

The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Stories

Author: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Publisher: Ascent Agencyhing Plc
ISBN: 0615568394
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Married women

The first volume to contain both gothic stories 'The Unwatched Door' and 'Clifford's Tower' since their first publication in 1894. Two great pieces of literature lost until now. Both stories were re-discovered by the filmmakers of The Yellow Wallpaper feature film. This Official Motion Picture book includes an excerpt from the screenplay, as well as integrated film images throughout. The Gothic Collection comprises most of Charlotte Perkins Gilmans' gothic work, with a few cross-over selections.

The Crux

Author: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Publisher: Library of Alexandria
ISBN: CHI:12644530
Release Date: 1911
Genre: Boardinghouses

A group of women from New England head westward to Colorado, where they struggle to establish a more forward-thinking community.

Charlotte Perkins Gilman s The Yellow Wall Paper

Author: Catherine J. Golden
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134503551
Release Date: 2013-10-18

In 1892, Charlotte Perkins Gilman published her landmark work, The Yellow Wall-Paper, generating spirited debates in literary and political circles on both sides of the Atlantic. Today this story of a young wife and mother succumbing to madness is hailed both as a feminist classic and a key text in the American literary canon. This sourcebook combines extracts from contemporary documents and critical reviews with incisive commentary, providing: *an introduction to the political, biographical and medical contexts in which Gilman was writing *a publishing and critical history of the work with extracts from the earliest reviews through to recent criticism *a chronology of key biographical and contextual events *an annotated guide to further reading *original illustrations and photographs of the author and figures related to the story. Filled with extensive commentary, as well as contextual and critical materials, this reprint of the complete original text--as published in the New England Magazine in 1892--constitutes an important critical edition.

The Day I Ate Whatever I Wanted

Author: Elizabeth Berg
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781588367181
Release Date: 2008-04-15
Genre: Fiction

NATIONAL BESTSELLER Now with an additional story. Every now and then, right in the middle of an ordinary day, a woman kicks up her heels and commits a small act of liberation. What would you do if you could shed the “shoulds” and do, say—and eat—whatever you really desired? Go AWOL from Weight Watchers and spend an entire day eating every single thing you want? Start a dating service for people over fifty to reclaim the razzle-dazzle in your life—or your marriage? Seek comfort in the face of aging, look for love in the midst of loss, find friendship in the most surprising of places? In these beautiful, funny stories, Elizabeth Berg takes us into the heart of the lives of women who do all these things and more—confronting their true feelings, desires, and joys along the way.

Woman Hollering Creek

Author: Sandra Cisneros
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780804150880
Release Date: 2013-04-30
Genre: Fiction

NOW AVAILABLE IN EBOOK FOR THE FIRST TIME A collection of stories, whose characters give voice to the vibrant and varied life on both sides of the Mexican border. The women in these stories offer tales of pure discovery, filled with moments of infinite and intimate wisdom.

Women of Sand and Myrrh

Author: Hanan al-Shaykh
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 9780307831125
Release Date: 2013-04-10
Genre: Fiction

A powerful and moving novel, by the Arab worlds leading woman novelist, about four women coping with the insular, oppressive society of an unnamed desert state.