The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Stories


By Charlotte Perkins Gilman

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In the Longsellers collection, you will find the most read and loved books of all time.Published in 1892, The Yellow Wallpaper, became a classic whenever we talk about feminist literature.The story, told in the format of a diary, tells the story of a woman confined to a room in a country house, under the pretext of treating a condition of "depression and hysteria. Lonely and having her life closely controlled by her husband, she begins to obsess over the wallpaper in her room.Charlotte Perkins Gilman is regarded as pioneer in American feminism. Also known for the utopian feminist novel Herland and its sequel, With Her in Ourland.This book includes 10 short stories by the author, including The Yellow Wallpaper and an essay by the author about her creative process, called "Why I Wrote The Yellow Wallpaper."We hope you'll love this book as much we do, and don't forget to check the rest of the collection for more beloved classics.
The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Stories