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Herland - Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Ann J. Lane
Herland
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On the eve of World War I, an all-female society is discovered somewhere in the distant reaches of the earth by three male explorers who are now forced to re-examine their assumptions about women's roles in society.
On the eve of World War I, an all-female society is discovered somewhere in the distant reaches of the earth by three male explorers who are now forced to re-examine their assumptions about women's roles in society.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780394736655 (0394736656)
Publisher: Pantheon
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
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Moyas Buchgewimmel
Moyas Buchgewimmel rated it
2.0 Rezension mit Sarkasmus als Beilage: Herland
Die Abenteurer Terry, Jeff und Van lösen sich von ihrer Reisegruppe, um im wilden Amazonas nach einer sagenumwobenen Stadt zu suchen, in der es den Legenden nach nur Frauen geben soll. Trotz der Warnungen der Einheimischen, dass kein Mann je von dieser Suche zurückgekehrt wäre, machen sich die drei ...
brokenbiscuits
brokenbiscuits rated it
0.0 Books of 1915 (Part Two)
Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham It has been quite a few years since I read this novel, but I thought it was absolutely terrific and I remember it vividly. The story opens when the main character Philip is a lonely young boy with a club foot being raised by his aunt and uncle. As soon as he...
Donostia Book Club
Donostia Book Club rated it
3.5 Charlotte Perkins Gilman - a Precursor of a Modern Woman?
Our September book was ¨Herland¨by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. A book probably too revolutionary for its times, as some of the subjects still seem to be quite bold today. But we couldn't expect less from a woman so progressive as Charlotte was. So let me first introduce this amazing woman to you and t...
Books Read, Not Necessarily Well
Books Read, Not Necessarily Well rated it
4.0 Herland
A neglected work by the author of The Yellow Wallpaper. Opinions here are split on Herland, recognizing it as a seminal (uh) work of feminist thought at the start of the 20th century and yet ultimately limited in its vision of female freedom. Too, as an adventurer's tale of Utopia its awfully dry an...
So.... Nicky?
So.... Nicky? rated it
4.0 Herland
Fun, classic (1915) prediction of what an all-women world would look like. I especially liked the varied reactions of the three guys who drop in on this hidden land in the mountains where women have lived on their own for millennia. Luckily for the women, they've figured out how to spontaneously con...
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