Charlotte Perkins Gilman: Her Progress Towards Utopia with Selected Writings / Edition 1

Charlotte Perkins Gilman: Her Progress Towards Utopia with Selected Writings / Edition 1

by Carol Farley Kessler

ISBN-10: 0815603045

ISBN-13: 9780815603047

Pub. Date: 11/01/1994

Publisher: Syracuse University Press

Product Details

Syracuse University Press
Publication date:
Utopianism and Communitarianism Series
Edition description:
1st ed
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 9.03(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

1Utopian Writing as "Cultural Work"1
Why Read Utopias1
What "Cultural Work" Is4
How Utopia Is Now Defined7
What This Study Discusses9
How This Book Evolved11
2Making Herself: A Biographical Exploration13
Early Years, 1860-188214
First Marriage, 1882-189120
Years of Seeking, 1891-189725
Years of Fruition, 1897-191732
Final Years, 1917-193538
3"This Prancing Young Utopia"42
Beautiful Blocks: The Initiating Foundations, 1904-191044
Moving the Mountain: Previews of Herland, 1911-191359
From Herland to Ourland, 1915-192169
4Writing to Empower Living82
Childhood Fantasies, circa 187084
Letters to Kate, 1895-189790
Correspondence with Ho, 1897-190095
Published Persona, 1890-1935106
5"Making Better People": Experiencing Gilman's Legacy Selections115
1"Aunt Mary's Pie Plant," June 1908117
2"A Garden of Babies," June 1909129
3Chapter 7: "Heresy and Schism" from What Diantha Did, May 1910137
4"Her Housekeeper," January 1910147
5Chapter 9 from Moving the Mountain, September and October 1911159
6"Her Memories," August 1912174
7"A Strange Land," August 1912182
8"Maidstone Comfort," September 1912186
9"Forsythe & Forsythe," January 1913195
10"Mrs. Hines' Money," April 1913203
11"Bee Wise," July 1913211
12"A Council of War," August 1913220
13Chapter 5: "A Unique History" from Herland, May 1915229
14Chapter 11 from With Her in Ourland, November 1916242

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