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

ISBN-13:
9780815603047
Publisher:
Syracuse University Press
Publication date:
11/01/1994
Series:
Utopianism and Communitarianism Series
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 9.03(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
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
Notes257
Bibliography287
Index305

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