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  • 1. Charlotte Perkins Gilman work
  • 2. Biography
    • Charlotte Perkins Gilman, (original name Charlotte Anna Perkins Gilman)
    • 3. Born on the 3rd of July 1860, in Hartford, Connecticut
    • 4. Daughterof Frederick Beecher Perkins and Mary Westcott. Gilman’s
    • 5. Committed suicide with an overdose of chloroform on August 17, 1935.
    • Charlotte was an American writer, economist, and lecturer
    • 6. She was a pioneer of the feminist movement, even though she refused to call herself a feminist
    • 7. Charlotte goal was for women’s suffrage
    • 8. She was better known as the author of “The Yellow Wallpaper,” her own personal story on how she dealtwith a severe depression
    • 9. Her best seller, though, was “Women and Economics”, a classic of women’s rights literature
    • She settled in Chicago where she lived with Jane Addams, Ellen Gates Starr, and Julia Lathrop in Hull House
    Hull House
  • 10.
    • She joined the socialist party and was a delegate to the International Socialist Congress in London
    • 11. Her biographer, Mary Jo Buhle pointed out, “As her reputation spread and she became known for her discussion of women’s topics as well, she devoted most of her time to the national lecture circuit.”
    • 12. She continued to her campaign for women’s rights and founded the “Forerunner.”
    • 13. This was a journal devoted to social issues, where she addressed questions such as prostitution, social diseases, and marriage. Most of the journal was written by her
  • Non-Fiction
    • Women and Economics: A Study of the Economic Relation Between Men and Women as a Factor in Social Evolution. Boston: Small, Maynard & Co. (1898)
    • 14. Concerning Children. Boston: Small, Maynard & Co. (1900)
    • 15. The Home: Its Work and Influence. New York: McClure, Phillips & Co. (1903)
    • 16. Human Work. New York: McClure, Phillips & Co. (1904)
    • 17. The Man-Made World; or, Our Andocentric Culture. New York: Charlton Co. (1911)
    • 18. Our Brains and What Ails Them. (1912) [serialized in Forerunner]
    • 19. Humanness. (1913) [serialized in Forerunner]
    • 20. Social Ethics. (1914) [serialized in Forerunner]
    • 21. The Dress of Women. (1915) [serialized in Forerunner]
    • 22. Growth and Combat. (1916) [serialized in Forerunner]
    • 23. His Religion and Hers: A Study of the Faith of Our Fathers and the Work of Our Mothers. New York and London: Century Co. (1923)
    • 24. The Living of Charlotte Perkins Gilman: An Autobiography. New York and London: D. Appleton-Century Co. (1935) Rpt. As The Living of Charlotte Perkins Gilman. New York: Harper & Row, Colophon Books, 1975.
  • Fiction
    • "The Yellow Wallpaper" in New England Magazine, 5 [January], (1892).
    • 25. What Diantha Did. New York: Charlton Co. (1910)
    • 26. Moving the Mountain. New York: Charlton Co. (1911)
    • 27. The Crux. New York: Charlton Co. (1911)
    • 28. Benigna Machiavelli. (1914)
    • 29. Herland. (1915) [serialized in Forerunner]
    With Her in Ourland. (1916) [serialized in Forerunner]
    About Gilman
    • Hayden, Dolores. "Two Utopian Feminists and Their Programs for Kitchen less Houses." Signs 4 (Winter 1978): 274-90
    • 30. ---. Seven American Utopias: The Architecture of Communitarian Socialism, 1790-1935. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1976.
    • 31. Hill, Mary A. Charlotte Perkins Gilman: The Making of a Radical Feminist, 1860-1896. Philadelphia: Temple U P, 1980.
    • 32. Lane, Ann L. "The Fictional World of Charlotte Perkins Gilman." Introduction to The Charlotte Perkins Gilman Reader. Ed. Ann L. Lane. New York: Pantheon, 1980.
    • 33. ---. To Herland and Beyond: The Life and Work of Charlotte Perkins Gilman. New York : Pantheon, 1990.
    • About Herland
    • 34. Auerbach, Nina. Communities of Women: an Idea in Fiction. Harvard, 1978.
    • 35. *Bartkowski, Frances. Feminist Utopias. Lincoln: U of Nebraska Press, 1989.
    • 36. Chap. 1 on Herland and Wittig
    • 37. Bleich, David. "Sexism and the Discourse of Perfection." ATQ [American Transcendental Quarterly] n.s. 3.1 (March 1989): 11-26.
    • 38. Donaldson,-Laura-E. " The Eve of De-Struction: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and the Feminist Recreation of Paradise." Women's-Studies:-An-Interdisciplinary-Journal, 16 (1989), 373-87.
    • 39. Gough, Val. "Lesbians and Virgins: The Motherhood in Herland." pp. 195-215 IN Seed-David (ed.). Anticipations: Essays on Early Science Fiction and Its Precursors. Syracuse : Syracuse UP, 1995. xvi, 225 pp.
    • 40. *Gubar, Susan. "She in Herland: Feminism as Fantasy." 139-49. Coordinates, ed. Slusser, Rabkin, and Scholes. Rev and rpt 71-82 in No Man's Land. Vol. 2: Sexchanges by Gilbert and Gubar. Yale. 1989.
    • Hall,-K.-Graehme. "Mothers and Children: 'Rising with the Resistless Tide' in Herland." 161-171 IN Meyering-Sheryl-L. (ed. & intro.). Charlotte Perkins Gilman: The Woman and Her Work. Ann Arbor : Univ. Microfilms Internat. Research P, 1989.
    • 41. Jones,-Libby-Falk. "Gilman, Bradley, Piercy, and the Evolving Rhetoric of Feminist Utopias." Pp. 116-129 IN Jones-Libby-Falk (ed.); Goodwin-Sarah-Webster (ed.). Feminism, Utopia, and Narrative. Knoxville : U of Tennessee P, 1990.
    • 42. Keyser, Elizabeth. "Looking Backward: From Herland to Gulliver's Travels. Studies in American Fiction (1983): 31-46. Rpt. In Karpinski-Joanne-B. (ed.). Critical Essays on Charlotte Perkins Gilman. New York : G. K. Hall, 1992.
    • 43. *Lane, Ann. Introduction. Herland. New York: Pantheon Books, 1979.
    • 44. Lees, Susan H. "Motherhood in Feminist Utopias." 219-32. in Rohrlich, Rubyand Elaine Hoffman Baruch, eds. Women in Search of Utopia: Mavericks and Mythmakers. New York: Shocken, 1984.
    • 45. Miller,-Margaret. "The Ideal Woman in Two Feminist Science-Fiction Utopias." Science-Fiction-Studies. 1983 July, 10:2 (30), 191-198.
    • 46. About Herland and Suzy McGee Charnas'sMotherlines.
  • 47.
    • Gilman Society, and their goal is to provide the public with current, relevant information about the Society and the Charlotte Gilman Scholarship. The Fifth International Conference on Charlotte Gilman will be held at Missoula, Minnesota on Jun 16-19, 2011.
    • 48. The Fifth International Conference on Charlotte Perkins Gilman:
    June 16 – 19, 2011 at the University of Montana, Missoula
    Conference events include a keynote address by Gary Scharnhorst, a plenary panel
    of Gilman scholars on the topic, “Gilman and Place,” and readings by Montana
    writers. Recreational activities: fly fishing lesson, local hiking
  • 49. Work
    • Perspectives in American Literature - A Research and Reference Guide - An Ongoing Project by Paul P. Reuben (
    • The living of Charlotte Perkins Gilman: an autobiography By Charlotte Perkins Gilman
    • Charlotte Perkins Gilman: Optimist Reformer by LiaVella (
    • Works by Charlotte Perkins Gilman ( bibliography.html)
    • 50. Her life and work as a social scientist and feminist. by Mary Beekman
    • 51. Women's History htm