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Written in 1915, this text is about three male explorers and the utopian female society they stumble upon. This is a community where war, famine and other "man-made" disasters do not exist.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 126 x 198 x 12mm | 130g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0704347008
  • 9780704347007
  • 512,904

Review quote

'Herland is utopia with a smlle, a gentle, witty version of what women can be. As fascinating to women for what it omits entirely as for what it discovers and invents for us, it is a fast and invigorating read' Marge Plercy; 'Raise three cheers and stop for a good read... a treat awaits you' Cosmopolitan; 'Herland is a pure delight' Susan Brownmiller
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About Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935) is recognised one of the great feminist writers. She wrote on history, anthropology, ethics, and philosophy, as well as producing volumes of poetry, novels, satire and social commentary. Her short stories, most memorably 'The Yellow Wallpaper', are set texts worldwide and in 1898 she wrote Women and Economics, which is now recognised as a feminist landmark. She was inducted into the American National Women's Hall of Fame in 1994.
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Rating details

15,155 ratings
3.49 out of 5 stars
5 18% (2,691)
4 32% (4,847)
3 35% (5,346)
2 12% (1,796)
1 3% (475)
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