Category Archives: Gilman (Charlotte Perkins)

“Yellow Wallpaper” Changed Therapy

Monday The indispensable Literary Hub had a recent article on Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “Yellow Wallpaper” in which novelist Greer Macallister weighs the advantages of fiction vs. non-fiction. Given that Gilman herself was institutionalized for post-partum psychosis, why would her short story have so much more of an impact than her first-hand accounts of her ”near-catastrophic […]

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