Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935) spent an impoverished youth in Rhode Island. After marriage and divorce, she became involved in several feminist and reformist organizations while living in California in the 1890s. She supported herself through writing and editing. Her utopian novel, HERLAND, appeared in serialized form in 1915. It was not published in book form until 1979.
Herland and Other Works by Charlotte Perkins Gilmanby Charlotte Perkins Gilman
In HERLAND, Gilman describes an isolated society composed entirely of women who reproduce via parthenogenesis. The result is an ideal social order,
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HERLAND AND OTHER WORKS contains seven works by feminist writer and social reformer Charlotte Perkins Gilman, including her utopian novel HERLAND and her semi-autobiographical short story THE YELLOW WALLPAPER.
In HERLAND, Gilman describes an isolated society composed entirely of women who reproduce via parthenogenesis. The result is an ideal social order, free of war, conflict and domination. Includes an active table of contents for easy navigation.
• The Yellow Wallpaper
• If I Were a Man
• The Giant Wistaria
• Our Androcentric Culture
• The Crux
• What Diantha Did
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