The yellow wallpaper

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Sprache - Englisch

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"The Yellow Wallpaper" by
<b>Charlotte Perkins Gilman</b> is a mesmerizing and unsettling exploration of the female psyche and the stifling constraints of 19th-century society. The story is narrated by a woman suffering from what her husband and physicians diagnose as "nervous depression." She is confined to a room in her home and prescribed a treatment of complete rest.

As the protagonist spends her days in isolation, she becomes increasingly obsessed with the room's yellow wallpaper. Her descent into madness is vividly portrayed through her journal entries, revealing a haunting journey of unraveling sanity.

Gilman's writing is a poignant critique of the patriarchal norms that suppressed women's voices and autonomy during her time. The novella serves as a powerful feminist statement, highlighting the devastating effects of the "rest cure" and the silencing of women's inner struggles.

"The Yellow Wallpaper" is a psychological masterpiece that continues to resonate with readers, scholars, and feminists alike. It offers a chilling portrayal of the intersection of mental health, gender, and societal expectations.

Step into the haunting world of "The Yellow Wallpaper" and experience the eerie and thought-provoking narrative that challenges the status quo and illuminates the resilience of the human spirit. Charlotte Perkins Gilman's work remains a timeless exploration of the female experience and the importance of self-expression.


<b>Charlotte Perkins Gilman</b> (1860-1935) was a pioneering American feminist, writer, and social reformer. Born in Hartford, Connecticut, Gilman is best known for her influential works of feminist literature, including the short story "The Yellow Wallpaper."

Gilman's writing often addressed gender inequality and the stifling effects of the traditional roles assigned to women in society. "The Yellow Wallpaper" is a powerful portrayal of a woman's descent into madness as a result of the oppressive treatment and confinement she experiences at the hands of her physician husband.

In addition to her literary achievements, Gilman was an advocate for women's rights and believed in economic independence for women. She wrote extensively on topics related to feminism, including her book "Women and Economics."

Gilman's legacy as a feminist thinker and writer continues to be celebrated today, as her works remain relevant in discussions of gender equality, mental health, and social reform. She played a significant role in advancing the feminist movement and challenging societal norms of her time.

Product Details

Publisher: Librofilio

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 21 Pages

Filesize: 160.9 KB

ISBN: 9782384613649