Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Her Progress Toward Utopia with Selected Writings

Carole Farley Kessler

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ISBN: 9780853234890

Publication: July 1, 1995

Series: Liverpool Science Fiction Texts and Studies 5

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The focus of this work is how Charlotte Perkins Gilman developed as a writer and how she imagined a full-blown utopia for women. It offers a fresh reading of Gilman’s fiction and fills a void in Gilman scholarship, in feminist utopian scholarship and in American literary studies.

Acknowledgements 1.Utopian Writing as 'Cultural Work' Why Read Utopias What 'Cultural Work' Is How 'Utopia' is Now Defined What This Study Discusses How This Book Evolved 2. Making Herself: A Biographical Exploration Early Years, 1860-1882 First Marriage, 1882-1891 Years of Seeking, 1891-1897 Years of Fruition, 1897-1917 Final Years, 1917-1935 3. 'This Prancing Young Utopia' Beautiful Blocks:The Initiating Foundations, 1904-1910 'Moving the Mountain': Previews of 'Herland', 1911-1913 From ''Herland to Ourland', 1915-1921 4. Writing to Empower Living Childhood Fantasies, circa 1870 Letters to Kate, 1895-1897 Correspondence with Ho, 1897-1900 Published Persona, 1890-1935 5. 'Making Better People': Experiencing Gilman's Legacy Selections: 'Aunt Mary's Pie Plant,' June 1908 'A Garden of Babies,' June 1909 Chapter 7. 'Heresy and Schism' from 'What Diantha Did', May 1910 'Her Housekeeper,' January 1910 Chapter 9 from 'Moving the Mountain', September and October 1911 'Her Memories,' August 1912 'A Strange Land', August 1912 'Maidstone Comfort', September 1912 'Forsythe and Forsythe', January 1913 'Mrs Hines' Money,' April 1913 'Bee Wise' , July 1913 'A Council of War', August 1913 Chapter 5: 'A Unique HIstory' from 'Herland' May 1915 Chapter 11 from 'With Her in Ourland', November 1916 Notes Bibliography Index

Format: Hardback

Size: 239 x 163 mm

288 Pages

Copyright: © 1995

ISBN: 9780853234890

Publication: July 1, 1995

Series: Liverpool Science Fiction Texts and Studies 5

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