The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Writings

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Part of the Gibbs Smith Women's Voices series: A collection of literary voices written by, and for, extraordinary women--to encourage, challenge, and inspire.

Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935) championed women's rights in her prolific fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

Discover three influential works by one of America's first feminists in their unabridged form: the short story The Yellow Wallpaper, a haunting interpretation of postpartum depression; the feminist utopian novel Herland; and Women and Economics, which when published in 1898 established Gilman as a sociologist, philosopher, ethicist, and social critic, and is considered by many to be her greatest work.

Continue your journey in the Women's Voices series with Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte (ISBN: 978-1-4236-5099-7), The Feminist Papers, by Mary Wollstonecraft (ISBN: 978-1-4236-5097-3), Hope Is the Thing with Feathers, the complete poems of Emily Dickinson (ISBN: 978-1-4236-5098-0), and Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott (ISBN: 978-1-4236-5211-3).

Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935) championed women's rights in her prolific fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. In addition to writing books, she produced a magazine of essays, fiction, opinion pieces, and poetry that spoke to women's issues and social reform: seven volumes of The Forerunner were produced, running from 1909 to 1916.

Product Details

$16.99  $15.63
Gibbs Smith
Publish Date
August 06, 2019
5.4 X 1.0 X 7.3 inches | 0.95 pounds

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About the Author

Charlotte Perkins Gilman was a prominent American humanist, author, social reformer, and activist. A leading member of the early twentieth century women's movement, she was a part of the suffrage movement and fought for gender equality. She is best known for her short story "The Yellow Wallpaper," which was inspired by her own experience and treatment for postpartum depression.