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Jacob books 10 friends. In "When I Was a Witch," the narrator witnesses and intervenes in instances of animal use as she travels through New York, liberating work horses, cats, and lapdogs by rendering them "comfortably dead. One anonymous letter submitted to the Boston Transcript read, "The story could hardly, it would seem, give pleasure to any reader, and to many whose lives have been touched through the dearest ties by this dread disease, it must bring the keenest pain.
To others, whose lives have become a struggle against heredity of mental derangement, such literature contains deadly peril. Should such stories be allowed to pass without severest censure? Positive reviewers describe it as impressive because it is the most suggestive and graphic account of why women who live monotonous lives are susceptible to mental illness. Although Gilman had gained international fame with the publication of Women and Economics in , by the end of World War I , she seemed out of tune with her times.
In her autobiography she admitted that "unfortunately my views on the sex question do not appeal to the Freudian complex of today, nor are people satisfied with a presentation of religion as a help in our tremendous work of improving this world. Ann J. Lane writes in Herland and Beyond that "Gilman offered perspectives on major issues of gender with which we still grapple; the origins of women's subjugation, the struggle to achieve both autonomy and intimacy in human relationships; the central role of work as a definition of self; new strategies for rearing and educating future generations to create a humane and nurturing environment.
Gilman's works include: . Gilman published short stories in magazines, newspapers, and many were published in her self-published monthly, The Forerunner. Many literary critics have ignored these short stories. The majority of Gilman's dramas are inaccessible as they are only available from the originals. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Encyclopaedia Britannica. Archived from the original on June 23, Retrieved August 21, The American Journal of Sociology. Retrieved April 24, Retrieved November 25, Radcliffe Magazine.
Harvard University. Introduction 5. The Feminist Press. Retrieved August 26, Rossi, ed. Legacy , 24 1 , 72— Document ID: Lane, To Herland and Beyond , Feminist Theory. Boston: McGrawHill. March Women's Studies. Studies in American Naturalism. American Quarterly. She was inspired from Edward Bellamy's utopian socialist romance Looking Backward. Accessed November 3, Charlotte Perkins Gilman: A Biography. Stanford University Press.
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