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Charlotte Perkins Gilman : optimist reformer

Author: Jill Rudd; Val Gough
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"These essays exemplify all the virtues of interdisciplinarity in consideration of that most multidisciplined of writers, Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The contributors simultaneously clarify and complicate our understanding of some of the more vexed areas of Gilman's work by engaging saliently with her theories of ethnicity, class, prostitution, and the dynamics of gender; posing difficult questions to contemporary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Charlotte Perkins Gilman.
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©1999
(DLC) 99029216
Named Person: Charlotte Perkins Gilman; Charlotte Perkins Gilman; Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jill Rudd; Val Gough
ISBN: 1587293102 9781587293108
OCLC Number: 50321075
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 310 pages) : portrait
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction / Jill Rudd & Val Gough --
Gilman and Feminism --
Charlotte Perkins Gilman and the Rights of Women: Her Legacy for the 1990s / Ann J. Lane --
The Intellectualism of Charlotte Perkins Gilman: Evolutionary Perspectives on Race, Ethnicity, and Class / Lisa Ganobcsik-Williams --
Women, Work, and the Home --
"What a Comfort a Woman Doctor Is!" Medical Women in the Life and Writing of Charlotte Perkins Gilman / Frederick Wegener --
Charlotte Perkins Gilman's Three Women: Work, Marriage, and the Old(er) Woman / Katharine Cockin --
Home Is Where the Heart Is, Or Is It? Three Women and Charlotte Perkins Gilman's Theory of the Home / Marie T. Farr --
Kitchenless Houses and Homes: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and the Reform of Architectural Space / Yvonne Gaudelius --
Charlotte Perkins Gilman and Educational Reform / Deborah M. De Simone --
Motherhood and Reproduction --
Consumption, Production, and Reproduction in the Work of Charlotte Perkins Gilman / Naomi B. Zauderer --
Reconfiguring Vice: Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Prostitution, and Frontier Sexual Contracts / Judith A. Allen --
"Fecundate! Discriminate!" Charlotte Perkins Gilman and the Theologizing of Maternity / Sandra M. Gilbert & Susan Gubar --
Public and Private Faces --
Hair Today, Shorn Tomorrow? Hair Symbolism, Gender, and the Agency of Self / Karen Stevenson --
"Written to Drive Nails With": Recalling the Early Poetry of Charlotte Perkins Gilman / Catherine J. Golden --
"But O My Heart": The Private Poetry of Charlotte Perkins Gilman / Denise D. Knight.
Responsibility: edited by Jill Rudd & Val Gough.

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Although she is now best known as a writer of novels and short stories, Gilman was known to her contemporaries as an advocate of reform on social, economic and religious fronts. These essays seek to  Read more...

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