The Environment Charlotte Gilman was an ingenious woman.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman,is also re-emerging in the spotlight with a bevy of recent books about her, including two absorbing new biographies. Since its rediscovery in the s, it has been included in just about every short-story anthology published, iconic for its critique of women infantilized by the medical system.
In the story, Gilman takes on and names her own famous real-life doctor, Silas Weir Mitchell, who treated her postpartum depression. The second one, meatier and ultimately more satisfying— Charlotte Perkins Gilman: A Biographyby Cynthia J.
Her freaky novel, Herland, is still a provocative feminist Utopian vision.
Her vast body of poetry is still being discovered by scholars. Particularly scandalous in the press of the time was the part where she encouraged her best friend to marry her ex-husband and become a mother to her daughter—and all three remained friends.
Her later second marriage, to her first cousin, was by all accounts a harmonious one of equals. That includes her elitism, racism and anti-semitism, which came more to light with her support of the anti-immigration movement of the early 20th Century.
The title of the first book, Wild Unrest, is suggestive. If these biographies inspire interest in more analysis, Gilman is also the topic of two other recent books.
Allen, and the brand-new Charlotte Perkins Gilman: Tuttle and Carol Farley Kessler. Clearly, despite her flaws, Gilman remains a complex and timely thinker, still worthy to explore—and argue about—today.The Yellow Wallpaper.
by Charlotte Perkins Gilman.
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