The Yellow Wallpaper and Why I Wrote “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman audiobook

The Yellow Wallpaper and Why I Wrote “The Yellow Wallpaper”

By Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Read by Xe Sands

Blackstone Publishing

The Going Public … in Shorts Series

0.59 Hours 1
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    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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Summary

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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Author Bio: Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Author Bio: Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860–1935) 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.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 0.59
Audience: Adult
Language: English