The Yellow Wall-Paper and Other Stories

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Charlotte Perkins Gilman was America's leading feminist intellectual of the early twentieth century. The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Stories makes available the fullest selection ever printed of her short fiction, featuring the pioneering feminist masterpiece of the title, her stories contemporary with The Yellow Wallpaper, the fiction from her neglected California period (1890-95), and her later explorations of "the woman of fifty." Together, these impressive works throw new ...
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Charlotte Perkins Gilman was America's leading feminist intellectual of the early twentieth century. The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Stories makes available the fullest selection ever printed of her short fiction, featuring the pioneering feminist masterpiece of the title, her stories contemporary with The Yellow Wallpaper, the fiction from her neglected California period (1890-95), and her later explorations of "the woman of fifty." Together, these impressive works throw new light on Gilman as a writer of fiction.

Gilman was America's leading feminist intellectual of the early 20th century. This collection makes available the fullest selection ever printed of her short fiction, featuring the pioneering feminist masterpiece of the title, the fiction from her neglected California period (1890-1895), and her latest explorations of "the woman of 50." Together, these impressive works throw new light on Gilman as a writer of fiction.

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"A very concise, well presented introduction which the reader can profitably enjoy both before and after reading the text itself. Excellent to have an extensive and representative collection n one affordable volume."--Professor Anne LeCroy, East Tennessee State University

"Superb volume! The introduction alone is worth the price of the text."--Professor Nancy Lang, Marshall University

"An excellent sampling of Gilman's stories with a strong Introduction and useful bibliography."--Professor Martha Cutter, Kent State

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780192834805
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 9/28/1998
  • Series: Oxford World's Classics Series
  • Edition description: REISSUE
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 4.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

University of Washington, Seattle
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Table of Contents

Introduction
Note on the Text
Select Bibliography
A Chronology of Charlotte Perkins Gilman
The Yellow Wall-Paper (1890) 3
That Rare Jewel (1890) 20
The Unexpected (1890) 25
Circumstances Alter Cases (1890) 32
The Giant Wistaria (1891) 39
An Extinct Angel (1891) 48
The Rocking-Chair (1893) 51
Deserted (1893) 62
An Elopement (1893) 66
Through This (1893) 69
The Misleading of Pendleton Oaks (1894) 73
A Day's Berryin' (1894) 78
Five Girls (1894) 83
One Way Out (1894) 87
An Unpatented Process (1895) 92
An Unnatural Mother (1895) 98
Three Thanksgivings (1909) 107
According to Solomon (1909) 122
The Cottagette (1910) 130
The Widow's Might (1911) 139
The Jumping-Off Place (1911) 148
In Two Houses (1911) 159
Turned (1911) 172
Making a Change (1911) 182
Mrs Elder's Idea (1912) 191
Their House (1912) 200
Her Beauty (1913) 210
Mrs Hines's Money (1913) 218
Bee Wise (1913) 226
A Council of War (1913) 235
Fulfilment (1914) 244
A Partnership (1914) 253
If I Were a Man (1914) 262
Mr Peebles's Heart (1914) 269
Mrs Merrill's Duties (1915) 277
Girls and Land (1915) 286
Dr Clair's Place (1915) 295
A Surplus Woman (1916) 304
Joan's Defender (1916) 314
Appendix A Impress 'Story Studies' 323
Appendix B 'Why I Wrote "The Yellow Wallpaper"?' 331
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    the yellow wallpaper

    the yellow wallpaper is a great text and it is actually fun to analyse

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