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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (4): 491–515.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Laura R. Fisher Abstract Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s novels and short stories are notably didactic, but they are not merely socioeconomic treatises in disguise. Her unabashedly mundane and pedantic literary style embodies a self-consciously modern aesthetics of didacticism that pervaded US...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (3): 413–418.
Published: 01 September 1999
... people of color, but I was the only black person in the classroom, where we addressed Twain’s 1874 work “A True Story” in our unit on women’s work, between Louisa May Alcott’s “Actress” and Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s Yellozu Wallpaper. I had wanted my students to contemplate Twain’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (3): 345–369.
Published: 01 September 2021
... and the traditional universal functioned exactly like such a metanarrative. One thinks, for instance, of Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s ( 1998 ) John from The Yellow Wallpaper , who symbolizes the destructive patriarchal mentality implicit in the medical profession during the late nineteenth century; Joseph Conrad’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 225–246.
Published: 01 June 2015
...” (209). 1 Other fin de siècle utopian works include Theodor Hertzka’s 1890 Freiland: Ein soziales Zukunftsbild ( Freeland: A Social Anticipation ) and Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s 1915 Herland . Wells’s 1898–1903 story “When the Sleeper Wakes,” published in novel form in 1910 as The Sleeper...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1989) 50 (3): 288–294.
Published: 01 September 1989
.... ROMANCELANGUAGES Gilman, Stephen. The Novel According to Ceruantes. Berkeley and London: University of California Press, 1989. xvii + 204 pp. $30.00. Gravdal, Kathryn. “Vilain” and “Courtois”: 7’ransgressive Parody in French Literature of the 7iuel/ih and 7’hirteenth Centuries. Lincoln...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1995) 56 (3): 327–361.
Published: 01 September 1995
... As the quirky, brilliant, but unsurprisingly leisured wife of a vigor- ously productive painter, Alabama faces a situation also treated by Kate Chopin, Henry James, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Edith Wharton, and others.31 Infantilized, she is nonetheless chastised for acting like “a Jo In a 1931...