Charlotte Perkins Gilman | Critical Essay by Julie Bates Dock

This literature criticism consists of approximately 34 pages of analysis & critique of Charlotte Perkins Gilman.
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Critical Essay by Julie Bates Dock

SOURCE: “‘But One Expects That’: Charlotte Perkins Gilman's ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’ and the Shifting Light of Scholarship,” in PMLA, Vol. 111, No. 1, January, 1996, pp. 52-65.

In the following essay, Dock discusses the publication and critical history of “The Yellow Wallpaper.”

In the two decades since the Feminist Press issued a slim volume containing a text of “The Yellow Wallpaper” with an afterword by Elaine R. Hedges, Charlotte Perkins Gilman's remarkable work has found a secure place in contemporary literary studies. Omitting “The Yellow Wallpaper” from an American literature anthology has become almost as unthinkable as leaving out “The Raven” or “Civil Disobedience.” The story appears not just in those weighty, two-volume...

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