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The Yellow Wallpaper

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Narrator Freya Hansen

Publisher: Author's Republic

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Presented in the first person, the story is a collection of journal entries written by a woman (Jane) whose physician husband (John) has confined her to the upstairs bedroom of a house he has rented for the summer. She is forbidden from working and has to hide her journal from him, so she can recuperate from what he calls a "temporary nervous depression – a slight hysterical tendency," a diagnosis common to women in that period. The windows of the room are barred, and there is a gate across the top of the stairs, allowing her husband to control her access to the rest of the house.An Author's Republic audio production.
Duration: 39 minutes (00:38:33)
Publishing date: 2017-03-05; Unabridged; Copyright Year: — Copyright Statment: —