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
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.
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