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Charlotte Perkins Gilman and her contemporaries [electronic resource] : literary and intellectual contexts / edited by Cynthia J. Davis and Denise D. Knight.

Contributor(s): Davis, Cynthia J, 1964- | Knight, Denise D, 1954-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Studies in American literary realism and naturalism: Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2004Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 251 p.).ISBN: 9780817381790 (electronic bk.); 0817381791 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, 1860-1935 -- Criticism and interpretation | Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, 1860-1935 -- Friends and associates | Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, 1860-1935 -- Contemporaries | Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century | American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism | American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Sex role in literature | United States -- Intellectual life | American literature | Gilman, Charlotte Perkins | Women and literature | Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, 1860-1935 -- Critique et interpr�etation | Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, 1860-1935 -- Amis et relations | Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, 1860-1935 -- Contemporains | Femmes et litt�erature -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire -- 19e si�ecle | Femmes et litt�erature -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire -- 20e si�ecle | Litt�erature am�ericaine -- 19e si�ecle -- Histoire et critique | Litt�erature am�ericaine -- 20e si�ecle -- Histoire et critique | R�ole selon le sexe dans la litt�erature | �Etats-Unis -- Vie intellectuelle | LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General | Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, (1860-1935) -- Critique et interpr�etation | Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, (1860-1935) -- Amis et relations | Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, (1860-1935) -- Contemporains | Femmes et litt�erature -- �Etats-Unis -- 19e si�ecle | Femmes et litt�erature -- �Etats-Unis -- 20e si�ecle | R�ole selon le sexe dans la litt�erature | Gilman, Charlotte PerkinsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and her contemporaries.DDC classification: 818/.409 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The two Mrs. Stetsons and the "romantic summer" / Cynthia J. Davis -- When the marriage of true minds admits impediments : Charlotte Perkins Gilman and William Dean Howells / Joanne B. Karpinski -- Charlotte Perkins Gilman versus Ambrose Bierce : the literary politics of gender in fin-de-si�ecle California / Lawrence J. Oliver, Gary Scharnhorst -- Charlotte Perkins Gilman, William Randolph Hearst, and the practice of ethical journalism / Denise D. Knight -- Overthrow" of gynaecocentric culture : Charlotte Perkins Gilman and Lester Frank Ward / Judith A. Allen -- Mrs. Stetson and Mr. Shaw in Suffolk : animadversions and obstacles / Janice J. Kirkland -- Sins of the mothers and Charlotte Perkins Gilman's covert alliance with Catharine Beecher / Monika Elbert -- Gilman's The crux and Owen Wister's The Virginian : intertextuality and "woman's manifest destiny" / Jennifer S. Tuttle -- Creating great women : Mary Austin and Charlotte Perkins Gilman / Melody Graulich -- From near-dystopia to utopia : a source for Herland in Inez Haynes Gillmore's Angel Island / Charlotte Rich -- Charlotte Perkins Gilman's With her in Ourland : Herland meets heterodoxy / Lisa A. Long -- "All is not sexuality that looks it" : Charlotte Perkins Gilman and Karen Horney on Freudian psychoanalysis / Mary M. Moynihan.
Summary: Considers Gilman's place in American literary and social history by examining her relationships to other prominent intellectuals of her era. By placing Charlotte Perkins Gilman in the company of her contemporaries, this collection seeks to correct misunderstandings of the feminist writer and lecturer as an isolated radical. Gilman believed and preached that no life is ever led in isolation; indeed, the cornerstone of her philosophy was the idea that "humanity is a relation." Gilman's highly public and combative stances as a critic and social activist brought her into contact and conf.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-239) and index.

The two Mrs. Stetsons and the "romantic summer" / Cynthia J. Davis -- When the marriage of true minds admits impediments : Charlotte Perkins Gilman and William Dean Howells / Joanne B. Karpinski -- Charlotte Perkins Gilman versus Ambrose Bierce : the literary politics of gender in fin-de-si�ecle California / Lawrence J. Oliver, Gary Scharnhorst -- Charlotte Perkins Gilman, William Randolph Hearst, and the practice of ethical journalism / Denise D. Knight -- "The Overthrow" of gynaecocentric culture : Charlotte Perkins Gilman and Lester Frank Ward / Judith A. Allen -- Mrs. Stetson and Mr. Shaw in Suffolk : animadversions and obstacles / Janice J. Kirkland -- Sins of the mothers and Charlotte Perkins Gilman's covert alliance with Catharine Beecher / Monika Elbert -- Gilman's The crux and Owen Wister's The Virginian : intertextuality and "woman's manifest destiny" / Jennifer S. Tuttle -- Creating great women : Mary Austin and Charlotte Perkins Gilman / Melody Graulich -- From near-dystopia to utopia : a source for Herland in Inez Haynes Gillmore's Angel Island / Charlotte Rich -- Charlotte Perkins Gilman's With her in Ourland : Herland meets heterodoxy / Lisa A. Long -- "All is not sexuality that looks it" : Charlotte Perkins Gilman and Karen Horney on Freudian psychoanalysis / Mary M. Moynihan.

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Considers Gilman's place in American literary and social history by examining her relationships to other prominent intellectuals of her era. By placing Charlotte Perkins Gilman in the company of her contemporaries, this collection seeks to correct misunderstandings of the feminist writer and lecturer as an isolated radical. Gilman believed and preached that no life is ever led in isolation; indeed, the cornerstone of her philosophy was the idea that "humanity is a relation." Gilman's highly public and combative stances as a critic and social activist brought her into contact and conf.

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