A Very Different Story: Studies on the Fiction of Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Twain is a more sympathetic character here than is Charlotte Perkins Gilman
, whom Fessenden takes to task for her blatant racism--Herland alone makes clear that Gilman sees women's liberation as an "Aryan" concern--and presents as particularly indicative of how "avowedly secular academic feminism" actually "owes a debt to an implicitly Protestant narrative of emancipation" (162).
In Critical Essays on Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Gilman, 'If I Were a Man', in The Charlotte Perkins Gilman
In the early sections, Taylor argues convincingly that most prominent early feminist thinkers (Mary Wollestonecraft, Charlotte Perkins Gilman
, Susan B.
the Netherlands) assemble 15 essays by English, British literature, and American studies scholars from the US and Europe who examine utopian thinking and literature originating from specific cultural communities from 1790 to 1910, including the Lunar society, the Nationalist movement, the Transcendentalists, the Indian Monday Club, and the Friendly Club, which included writers such as William Godwin, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry David Thoreau, Mary Wollstonecraft, Charlotte Perkins Gilman
, Isabella Bird, Winifrid Eaton, Sukumar Ray, and William Morris.
Hoeveler describes Darwin's ideas and life and the perceptions of such as Louis Agassiz, Asa Gray, Charles Hodge, James McCosh, Henry Ward Beecher, John Bascom, William Garland Sumner, Lester Frank Ward, Charlotte Perkins Gilman
, Eliza Burt Gamble, Thorstein Veblen, Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
examples, which include Lewis Carroll, Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Alcott, but it is fair to say that these writers, along with Charlotte Perkins Gilman
, were culturally invisible during the period; they were only comparatively recently 'discovered' and critically acclaimed.
215) Here are solid discussions, if not new ones, of Charlotte Perkins Gilman
and Christine Frederick.
These individuals include essayist and historian Mary Wollstonecraft, poet and novelist Olive Schreiner, political activist and anarchist Emma Goldman, writer and suffragist Charlotte Perkins Gilman
, and economist and sociologist Victoria Woodhull - to mention only a few of the most notable.
Wilkins Freeman, Charlotte Perkins Gilman
, Edith Wharton, Henry James and W.