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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Charlotte Perkins Gilman Narrator: Xe Sands Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: Going Public … in Shorts Release Date: June 2013 ISBN: 9781482943153
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A prominent sociologist, lecturer, and writer of the late nineteenth century, Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s unorthodox concepts and lifestyle helped shape future generations of feminists. This audiobook includes her most enduring work, “The Yellow Wallpaper” as well as her 1913 article, “Why I Wrote ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’”

The Yellow Wallpaper

Told as a series of secret diary entries, the story is about a young woman, confined to her room and denied all creative outlets, who gradually suffers a mental breakdown.

Why I Wrote “The Yellow Wallpaper”

Originally published in an issue of the Forerunner, the article addresses the story behind “The Yellow Wallpaper,” revealing Gilman’s own experience with postpartum psychosis.

Proceeds from sale of this title go to Reach Out and Read, an innovative literacy advocacy organization.

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About the Author
Author Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Charlotte Perkins Gilman gained much of her fame with lectures on women’s issues, ethics, labor, human rights, and social reform. She often referred to these themes in her fiction. She is best remembered for her 1892 short story “The Yellow Wallpaper,” based on her own bout with severe postpartum depression and misguided medical treatment.

About the Narrator

Xe Sands has more than a decade of experience bringing stories to life through narration, performance, and visual art, including recordings of the Nightwalkers series from Jaquelyn Frank. She has received several honors, including several AudioFile Earphones Awards, a coveted Audie Award, and was named Favorite Debut Romance Narrator of 2011 in the Romance Audiobooks poll.