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Charlotte Perkins Gilman

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Carlotte Perkins Gilman, feminist, author, critic, and theorist, was born on July 3 1860, in Hartford, Connecticut. In 1884 she married Charles Walter Stetson, gave birth to a daughter the following year, and was subsequently overcome by bouts of depression, which nearly caused her complete breakdown. Finally she fled to California and created a scandal by obtaining a divorce and granting custody of her daughter to her husband. In 1892 her story "The Yellow Wallpaper" appeared, and she began her writing and social activism in earnest. She became a contributing editor to The American Fabian and fought for reforms based on... Read More

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Herland

Written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: February 12, 1979
Price: $14.00

On the eve of World War I, three American male explorers stumble onto an all-female society somewhere in the distant reaches of the earth. Unable to believe their eyes, they promptly set out to find some men, convinced that, since "this is a civilized country...there must be men." So begins this... Read more >
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Herland

Written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman


Format: eBook, 176 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: June 30, 2010
Price: $9.99

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The Yellow Wall-Paper and Other Writings

Written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Introduction by Alexander Black


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: November 28, 2000
Price: $11.95

"There is no female mind. The brain is not an organ of sex. Might as well speak of a female liver."--Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935), a leading figure in the women's movement of the early twentieth century, is a pillar of the American feminist canon. This edition of her work... Read more >

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The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Writings

Written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman


Format: Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: October 1, 1989
Price: $6.95

Edited and with an Introduction by Lynne Sharon Schwartz. Known primarily for her classic and haunting story “The Yellow Wallpaper,” Charlotte Perkins Gilman was an enormously influential American feminist and sociologist. Her early-twentieth-century writings continue to inspire writers and activists today. This collection includes selections from both her fiction and nonfiction... Read more >
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The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Writings

Written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman


Format: eBook
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: June 27, 2006
Price: $1.99

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