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- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99
Charlotte Perkins Gilman's 1892 short story, The Yellow Wallpaper is a valuable piece of American feminist literature that reveals attitudes toward the psychological health of women in the nineteenth century. Diagnosed with "temporary nervous depression - a slight hysterical tendency" by her physician husband, a woman is confined to an... more...
- The Floating Press 1915; US$ 3.99
A must-read for fans of utopian science fiction, Herland describes a society comprised solely of female inhabitants. The residents of the isolated community have perfected a form of asexual reproduction, and have constructed a society that is free from all of the ills associated with Western culture, including war, strife, conflict, cruelty, and even... more...
- The Floating Press 1910; US$ 3.99
Early feminist author Charlotte Perkins Gilman was a pioneer not only in the realm of women's fiction, but also in a remarkable array of other ventures, including publishing, journalism, sociological research, and social reform advocacy. Like many of her works, including the gripping and oft-anthologized tale "The Yellow Wallpaper," the... more...
- The Floating Press 1911; US$ 4.99
Early feminist author and advocate Charlotte Perkins Gilman is today best remembered for the haunting short story "The Yellow Wallpaper," which recounts the female protagonist's descent into madness. In addition to her prodigious body of fictional work, Gilman wrote a great deal of non-fiction, including scholarly and persuasive essays... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 1.36
'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... more...
- Random House 2015; US$ 5.99
WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY LINDY WEST When three American men discover a community of women, living in perfect isolation in the Amazon, they decide there simply must be men somewhere. How could these women survive without man's knowledge, experience and strength, not to mention reproductive power? But what they have found is a civilisation... more...
- Hesperus Press Ltd. 2015; US$ 5.82
An all-female society is discovered by three male explorers who are forced to re-examine their gender bias in this humorous utopian classic from the author of The Yellow Wallpaper. ‘?But they look – why, this is a CIVILIZED country!? I protested. “There must be men.?? Charlotte Perkins Gilman?s 1915 utopian novel Herland was a ground breaking work,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 6.95
Known primarily for her classic and haunting story "The Yellow Wallpaper," Charlotte Perkins Gilman was an enormously influential American feminist and sociologist. Her early-twentieth-century writings continue to inspire writers and activists today. This collection includes selections from both her fiction and nonfiction work. In addition to the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 14.00
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. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...