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Herland Sparknotes

  • A must-read for fans of utopian science fiction, Herland describes a society comprised solely of female inhabitants. The residents of the isolated community have perfected a form of asexual reproduction, and have constructed a society that is free from all of the ills associated with Western culture, including war, strife, conflict, cruelty, and even...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 1915
  • Delightfully humorous account of a feminist utopia in which three male explorers stumble upon an all-female society. An early-20th-century writer's once-unconventional views on male-female behavior, motherhood, individuality, other topics.

    Publisher : Dover Publications
    published : 2012
  • Herland is a utopian novel from 1915, written by feminist Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The book describes an isolated society composed entirely of white European women who reproduce via parthenogenesis (asexual reproduction). The result is an ideal social order, free of war, conflict and domination. It first appeared as a serial in Perkins' monthly...

    Publisher :
    published : 2010
  • On the eve of World War I, an all-female society is discovered somewhere in the distant reaches of the earth by three male explorers who are now forced to re-examine their assumptions about women's roles in society. From the Trade Paperback edition.

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2010
  • A unique piece of fiction written by female author Charlotte Gilman about a feminist utopia. The story deals with an amazing discovery by three American explorers of an all-female society. The author voices her feminist views through this pure fantasy. Remarkable and riveting!

    Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
    published : 2006
  • A landmark of feminist science fiction Three students of sociology journey into an uncharted region of South America to put to rest the rumors that an all-female civilization lives there. Impossible, they tell themselves: How would such a society reproduce? And even if they magically overcame that obstacle, women certainly could not survive in...

    Publisher : Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy
    published : 2014
  • Herland is a utopian novel written by feminist Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The book describes an isolated society composed entirely of women who reproduce via parthenogenesis. The result is an ideal social order, free of war, conflict and domination. The story is told from the perspective of Van Jennings, a student of sociology who, along with two friends,...

    Publisher : Start Publishing LLC
    published : 2015
  • When their plane crashes in the jungles of South America, the explorers find a hidden civilization that it more advance than their own. The look for the male leaders of the society and discover a utopian all-woman civilization. Herland is a novel by Charlotte Perkins Gillman, the feminist author perhaps best known for her short story, The Yellow Wallpaper....

    Publisher : Xist Publishing
    published : 2015
  • Charlotte Perkins Gilman (July 3, 1860 ? August 17, 1935) was a prominent American sociologist, novelist, writer of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction, and a lecturer for social reform. She was a utopian feminist during a time when her accomplishments were exceptional for women, and she served as a role model for future generations of feminists...

    Publisher : Copyright Group
    published : 2013
  • Moving the Mountain is the first book in Charlotte Perkins Stetson Gilman's well known trilogy. The second book in the trilogy is her land mark classic Herland. Moving Mountain delivers Gilman's program for reforming society. She concentrates on measures of rationality and efficiency that could be instituted in her own time, largely with greater social...

    Publisher : Start Publishing LLC
    published : 2013
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