Description - The Yellow Wallpaper And Selected Writings by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Based on the author s own experiences, 'The Yellow Wallpaper' is the chilling tale of a woman driven to the brink of insanity by the rest cure prescribed after the birth of her child.Isolated in a crumbling colonial mansion, in a room with bars on the windows, the tortuous pattern of the yellow wallpaper winds its way into the recesses of her mind. Charlotte Perkins Gilman was America s leading feminist intellectual of the early twentieth century. In addition to her masterpiece, 'The Yellow Wallpaper', this new collection includes a selection of her best short fiction and extracts from her autobiography.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(200mm x 145mm x 24mm)
Virago Press Ltd
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
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Author Biography - Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Charlotte Anna Perkins (1860-1935) married at the age of twenty-four, but three years later separated from her husband. She was a writer of non-fiction and poetry, an editor, feminist theorist, and most of her work is about the status and oppression of women. She married again in 1900 but committed suicide a year after her husband died of inoperable cancer.
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