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The Yellow Wall-Paper - Charlotte Perkins Gilman
The Yellow Wall-Paper
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'The color is hideous enough, and unreliable enough, and infuriating enough, but the pattern is torturing.' Written with barely controlled fury after she was confined to her room for 'nerves' and forbidden to write, Gilman's pioneering feminist horror story scandalized nineteenth-century readers... show more
'The color is hideous enough, and unreliable enough, and infuriating enough, but the pattern is torturing.' Written with barely controlled fury after she was confined to her room for 'nerves' and forbidden to write, Gilman's pioneering feminist horror story scandalized nineteenth-century readers with its portrayal of a woman who loses her mind because she has literally not
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141397412 (0141397411)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 64
Edition language: English
Category:
Humour, Politica
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4.0 The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman is a short story written by a woman who had a psychotic break from having absolutely nothing to do in life. I received a complimentary Kindle copy in an Amazon promotion. That did not change my opinion for this review. I gave it four stars. "Thi...
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Dem rated it
4.0 The Yellow Wallpaper
The Yellow Wallpaper is a short story by American writer Charlotte Perkins Gilman, first published in January 1892 in The New England Magazine. It is regarded as an important early work of American feminist literature. The yellow Wallpaper is written as a series of diary entries from the perspe...
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1.0 The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Date Published: Format: Source: Date Read: Winter COYER/24 in 48 Read-a-thon Blurb 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 colon...
The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
5.0 Nightmare and Paranoia Fuel
*whines* It's still miserable, windy winter here!! How do I combat the chills this induced? *shudder* Whenever I read stories like this, I remember that quote "novels win by points, short stories by knock outs". I know I was already whimpering one page in. I finished with a wiki-walk and... How co...
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4.5 The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
"The Yellow Wallpaper" is one of the few things I read during my vacation that wasn't a graphic novel or manga. I downloaded it via Project Gutenberg. I think I saw a review of it on Booklikes, but I couldn't remember a thing about it. I wasn't even sure what genre it was and, since I didn't bother ...
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