Yellow Wall-Paper, Herland, and Selected Writings

Yellow Wall-Paper, Herland, and Selected Writings

By: Gilman, Charlotte Perkins

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A collection of the groundbreaking feminist writer's most famous works, with a thought-provoking introduction by bestselling author Kate Bolick

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. New York Times bestselling author contributes an illuminating introduction that explores Gilman's fascinating yet complicated life.

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.

Title: Yellow Wall-Paper, Herland, and Selected Writings

Author Name: Gilman, Charlotte Perkins

Categories: Penguin Classics,

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: Sep-16

ISBN Number: 014310585X

ISBN Number 13: 9780143105855

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Good

Seller ID: 325566