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Author Davis, Cynthia J., 1964-

Title Charlotte Perkins Gilman : a biography / Cynthia J. Davis.

Publication Info. Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, [2010]


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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 537 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Beginnings ( -1876) -- I'm not domestic and don't want to be (1877-1881) -- I am not the combining sort (1882-1884) -- A life with no beyond! (1884-1888) -- Begin new (1888-1891) -- The duty farthest (1891-1895) -- A woman-at-large (1895-1897) -- Living and loving (1897-1900) -- A cleared path (1900-1904) -- Readjustment (1904-1909) -- The forerunner (1909-1916) -- Begin again (1916-1922) -- A returned exile (1922-1934) -- The stepping off place (1934-1935) -- Postmortem.
Summary This is a biography of Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935): Beecher-descendent, zealous reformer, exhilarating lecturer, prolific writer, scandalous divorcee, "unnatural mother," international celebrity, and life-long controversialist. It offers the definitive account of this controversial writer and activist's long and eventful life. She launched her career as a lecturer, author, and reformer with the story for which she is best-known today, "The Yellow Wallpaper."--[book cover].
Subject Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, 1860-1935.
Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, 1860-1935. (OCoLC)fst00027584
Perkins Gilman, Charlotte 1860-1935.
Women authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography.
Women authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Feminists -- United States -- Biography.
Feminists. (OCoLC)fst00922831
Women authors, American. (OCoLC)fst01177210
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Amerikansk litteratur -- historia -- 1800-talet -- 1900-talet.
Amerikanska kvinnliga författare -- 1800-talet -- 1900-talet -- biografi.
Chronological Term 1800-1999
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Other Form: Print version: Davis, Cynthia J., 1964- Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2010 9780804738880 (DLC) 2009040019 (OCoLC)454372203
ISBN 9780804774192 (electronic bk.)
0804774196 (electronic bk.)
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