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Old 01-19-2014, 03:43 AM   #1
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Gilman, Charlotte Perkins: The Yellow Wallpaper v2 19 Mar 2014

This short story was first published in 1892, The Yellow Wall-Paper is written as the secret journal of a woman who, failing to relish the joys of marriage and motherhood, is sentenced to a country rest cure. Though she longs to write, her husband and doctor forbid it, prescribing instead complete passivity. In the involuntary confinement of her bedroom, the hero creates a reality of her own beyond the hypnotic pattern of the faded yellow wallpaper – a pattern that has come to symbolize her own imprisonment. Narrated with superb psychological and dramatic precision, The Yellow Wall-Paper stands out not only for the imaginative authenticity with which it depicts one woman’s descent into insanity, but also for the power of its testimony to the importance of freedom and self-empowerment for women.

Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860 - 1935) was a feminist writer, lecturer, and activist. Her many other works include Herland and Women and Economics.

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v2: Updated formatting and other tiny things by proofreading with Archive.org version of the book. Though now the file is really small.
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