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Research Article: Gilman, Charlotte Perkins

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Charlotte Perkins Gilman: Title Commentary

The Yellow Wallpaper

Catherine Golden (Essay Date 1992)

SOURCE: Golden, Catherine. "One Hundred Years of Reading 'The Yellow Wallpaper.'" In The Captive Imagination: A Casebook on "The Yellow Wallpaper," edited by Catherine Golden, pp. 1-23. New York: The Feminist Press, 1992.

In the following essay, Golden offers a comprehensive overview of criticism on The Yellow Wallpaper.

The redefinition of the literary canon has directed attention to a number of overlooked works by late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century women writers. Prominent among this group is Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper." From its first publication in the January 1892 issue of New England Magazine1 until the early 1970s, "The Yellow Wallpaper" was virtually unknown; it found its way into only a few collections of short fiction between 1892 and 1972.2 A cursory glance...

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