Charlotte Perkins Gilman, (1860 - 1935), gained much of her fame with lectures on women's issues, ethics, labor, human rights, and social reform. She often referred to these themes in her fiction. She is best remembered for her 1892 short story "The Yellow Wallpaper", which was based on her own bout with severe depression and misguided medical treatment.More
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Chilling story, effective realization
Tension builds perfectly.
"The Beckoning Fair One" by Oliver Onions, which tells of a young man's slow descent into madness in haunted rooms.
Her voice brings out the changes in the narrator's state of mind as her "health cure" sends her over the edge.
Absolutely. It needs to be heard from beginning to end for the best effect.
This is a story that, with an effective narrator, is actually better heard read aloud than read silently.