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The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Stories - Charlotte Perkins Gilman
The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Stories
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Enjoy 7 thought-provoking stories that employ charm and humor to examine relations between the sexes from a feminist perspective. In addition to the title story, an 1892 classic that recounts a woman's descent into madness, this collection includes such masterful stories as "Cottagette,"... show more
Enjoy 7 thought-provoking stories that employ charm and humor to examine relations between the sexes from a feminist perspective. In addition to the title story, an 1892 classic that recounts a woman's descent into madness, this collection includes such masterful stories as "Cottagette," "Turned," "Mr. Peebles' Heart," and more.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780486298573 (0486298574)
ASIN: 486298574
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 70
Edition language: English
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LindaLeest
LindaLeest rated it
4.0 The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Stories
When I first finished the stories I found them a bit odd, but then I really thought about them, kind of studied them, and now I really love it. It's a great collection of (feminist) short stories that are really thought provoking.I found 'The Yellow Wallpaper' really creepy though.
Julian Meynell's Books
Julian Meynell's Books rated it
2.5 Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Stories
The problem with this book is not so much The Yellow Wallpaper part, but the Other Stories part. The Yellow Wallpaper is an effective short story, about a woman who starts going crazy, because she has been locked up in a room as part of a rest cure for what would then have been called neurosis. It...
Edward
Edward rated it
4.0 The Yellow Wallpaper and Selected Writings
IntroductionSTORIES--The Yellow Wallpaper--The Unexpected--The Giant Wistaria--An Extinct Angel--The Rocking-Chair--Deserted--An Unnatural Mother--Three Thanksgivings--The Cottagette--When I Was a Witch--An Honest Woman--Turned--Making a Change--Mrs Elder's Idea--Their House--Bee Wise--Fulfilment--I...
crstarlette
crstarlette rated it
The main story - The Yellow Wallpaper - was chilling, a deliberate commentary on the "rest cure" and an inadvertent horror story.
janeg
janeg rated it
How is feel about this book is quite aptly pictured in the BAM campaign series. Here is one example: http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/2011/09/19/business/media/19adnewsletter1-inline/19adnewsletter1-inline-popup.jpgIt took me about three days for the book to 'hit' me, which is now, and i can't st...
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