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The Yellow Wallpaper - Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Dale M. Bauer
The Yellow Wallpaper
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Based on the 1892 New England Magazine text, this teaching edition of The Yellow Wallpaper includes a generous selection of historical materials. The documents are organized into thematic units and features nineteenth-century advice manuals for young women and mothers; medical texts discussing... show more
Based on the 1892 New England Magazine text, this teaching edition of The Yellow Wallpaper includes a generous selection of historical materials. The documents are organized into thematic units and features nineteenth-century advice manuals for young women and mothers; medical texts discussing the nature of women's sexuality; social reform literature concerning women's rights, the working classes, and immigration; and excerpts from periodicals, diaries, and writers' notebooks that give students a sense of the changing literary scene that Gilman entered. Editorial features designed to help students read the novel in light of the documents include a general introduction providing historical and cultural background, a chronology o Hawthorne's life and times, an introduction to each thematic group of documents, headnotes, extensive annotations, a generous selection of illustrations, and a selected bibliography.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780312132927 (0312132921)
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
Pages no: 377
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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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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