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Charlotte Perkins Gilman: Title Commentary

The Yellow Wallpaper

The Yellow Wallpaper

Catherine Golden (Essay Date 1992)

  1. Although the story first appeared in volume 5, no. 5 (January 1892) of New England Magazine (New Series) under the name of Charlotte Perkins Stetson, critics have variously noted the story's original date of publication as May 1891, January 1892, and May 1892. Critics within this collection list the date of the story's first publication most often as May 1892. The confusion surrounding the date no doubt stems from the way in which journals were bound at that time. While today we bind volumes by year, New England Magazine at the turn of the century did not. Volume 5 contains six volumes, beginning with September 1891 through February 1892. Had the magazine bound issues by year of publication, volume 5, no. 5 would have been May 1892. Compounding this confusion, Gilman in her autobiography reprints a letter written to New England...

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