"The fallacy that motherhood turns previously intelligent, discerning, engaged Female Persons into more or less boring morons is predicated on another fallacy: that there is a dearth of intelligent, discerning, engaging writing and thinking about motherhood. In fact there is not." - author Elisa Albert

9 Radical Books About Motherhood

The Yellow Wallpaper, Charlotte Perkins Gilman - one of the most well-written pieces of short fiction, IMHO

10 Compelling Unnamed Protagonists in Literature

The Yellow Wallpaper - Charlotte Perkins Gilman one of my favorite short stories. the woman was a genius.

"There are things in that paper which nobody knows but me, or ever will. Behind that outside pattern the dim shapes get clearer every day. It is always the same shape, only very numerous. And it is like a woman stooping down and creeping about behind that pattern." - The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

This reminds me of The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, one of my favorite short stories. Previous pinner said: "Wall of confusion.

Based on the author’s own experiences, The Yellow Wallpaper is the chilling tale of a woman driven to the brink of insanity by the "rest cure" prescribed after the birth of her child. Isolated in a crumbling colonial mansion, in a room with bars on the windows, the tortuous pattern of the yellow wallpaper winds its way into the recesses of her mind.

"The Yellow Wallpaper" Charlotte Perkins Gilman 1892 Sociology / Fiction / Short Story / Psychological Horror Short Story

"The Yellow Wallpaper" by Michael Manomivibul inspired by The Yellow Wallpaper written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman.  One of my absolute favorite stories.

the Yellow Wallpaper by Michael Manomivibul- illustration for IDW’s short story anthology In the Shadow of Poe.

Mental Illness in Literature: Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper"

Mental Illness in Literature: Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper"

Mental Illness in Literature: Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper" I chose this post because it gives an interesting insight to the mental illness that is evident in The Yellow Wallpaper, and links to current society.

"Sometimes I think there are a great many women behind, and sometimes only one, and she crawls around fast, and her crawling shakes it all over. Then in the very bright spots she keeps still, and in the very shady spots she just takes hold of the bars and shakes them hard. And she is all the time trying to climb through. But nobody could climb through that pattern."

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"There is no female mind. The brain is not an organ of sex. Might as well speak of a female liver." - Charlotte Perkins Gilman

‘There is no female mind. The brain is not an organ of sex. Might as well speak of a female liver.’ - Charlotte Perkins Gilman (July 1860 – August a prominent American feminist, sociologist, writer, and a lecturer for social reform.

Make teaching easier with these "Yellow Wallpaper" lesson plans.

I read "The Yellow Wallpaper" again the other day and found it fantastically chilling, which led me to question my initial dislike for the story years ago when

The Yellow Wallpaper book by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. FIRST EDITION. Book on Feminism, Women's Rights, Emancipation. Wonderful Gift!

The Yellow Wallpaper book by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. FIRST EDITION. Book on Feminism, Women's Rights, Emancipation. Wonderful Gift

“I finally set them free.” The Yellow Wallpaper book by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. FIRST EDITION. Book on Feminism, Women's Rights, Emancipation.

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