Yellow Wall-Paper
Charlotte Perkins Gilman

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Narrated By: Sheila Atim, Jamael Westman, Jessica Brown Findlay

Duration: 1 hour and 32 minutes

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This Penguin Classic is performed by Jessica Brown Findlay, Jamael Westman and Sheila Atim.

'The color is hideous enough, and unreliable enough, and infuriating enough, but the pattern is torturing'

Written with barely controlled fury after she was confined to her room for 'nerves' and forbidden to write, Gilman's pioneering feminist horror story scandalized nineteenth-century readers with its portrayal of a woman who loses her mind because she has literally nothing to do.

Genre

Classic fiction

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