The Mixed Legacy of Charlotte Perkins Gilman

The Mixed Legacy of Charlotte Perkins Gilman

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qThis collection of fourteen new essays on Gilman's mixed legacy - her vision for a truly humane, egalitarian world alongside her persistent presentation of class, ethnic, and racial stereotypes - underscores the contemporary relevance of Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935). Gilman enjoyed a worldwide reputation as a writer, lecturer, and socialist, and her prodigious output (novels, stories, poetry, lectures, journalism, theoretical works) stands as a major contribution to modern feminist thought on important, contested economic and social issues. After her death in 1935, she was virtually forgotten. With the revival of the women's movement in the 1960s and 1970s, however, Gilman was qrediscovered, q her arguments deemed prescient by late-twentieth-century feminists.q--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reservedpher, and Gilman appears anew in every biography about her as well as in her autobiography, her letters, her diaries, and her comprehensive oeuvre. ... In her essay aquot;What My Therapist, My Daughter, and Charlotte Taught Me While I Was Writing the Biography of Charlotte ... as Lane contemplates: aquot;I now believe that one of the reasons why so many feminist scholars turned to the writing of biography inanbsp;...

Title:The Mixed Legacy of Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Author:Catherine Golden, Joanna S. Zangrando
Publisher:University of Delaware Press - 2000-01-01


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