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    • The Yellow Wallpaper

    • By: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
    • Narrated by: Jo Myddleton
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 408
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 347
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 344

    Instructed to abandon her intellectual life and avoid stimulating company, she sinks into a still-deeper depression invisible to her husband, who believes he knows what is best for her. Alone in the yellow-wallpapered nursery of a rented house, she descends into madness.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unnerving and disturbing

    • By ESK on 12-29-13

    Regular price: $4.33

    • Moving the Mountain

    • By: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
    • Narrated by: Chloe Boyle
    • Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    "Moving the Mountain" is a feminist utopian novel written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. It was published serially in Perkins Gilman's periodical The Forerunner and then in book form, both in 1911. The book was one element in the major wave of utopian and dystopian literature that marked the later nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The novel was also the first volume in Gilman's utopian trilogy; it was followed by the famous "Herland" (1915) and its sequel, "With Her in Ourland" (1916).

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • opened my mind and stirred my thoughts

    • By Amie Barrow on 12-16-18

    Regular price: $0.94

    • The Yellow Wallpaper [Classic Tales Edition]

    • By: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
    • Narrated by: B. J. Harrison
    • Length: 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    It's just a hideously papered room. At least that's what everybody thought. But when a woman suffering from a nervous condition is housed in the room, things begin to surface from the wallpaper. Things that seem familiar but are best left quiet and undisturbed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story!

    • By Otakara Klettke on 01-28-17

    Regular price: $1.39

    • Herland

    • By: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
    • Narrated by: B. J. Harrison
    • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Legends tell of a hidden, exotic civilization entirely populated with women. Three overly confident, and overly masculine, explorers plan to discover and overtake the land. What could go wrong?

    Regular price: $9.09

    • Moving the Mountain

    • By: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
    • Narrated by: Claire Walsh
    • Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Moving the Mountain" is a feminist utopian novel written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. It was published serially in Perkins Gilman's periodical The Forerunner and then in book form, both in 1911. The book was one element in the major wave of utopian and dystopian literature that marked the later nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The novel was also the first volume in Gilman's utopian trilogy; it was followed by the famous Herland (1915) and its sequel, With Her in Ourland (1916).

    Regular price: $0.94

    • HorrorBabble's Classic Horror: Volume 1

    • By: Edith Wharton, Ambrose Bierce, W. B. Yeats, and others
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Gill, Ian Gordon
    • Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 32
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      5 out of 5 stars 30
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      5 out of 5 stars 30

    Ten extraordinary tales of terror, penned by the prolific horror masters of old, from Lovecraft's relentless "Rats in the Walls" and the view from Saki's "Open Window", to the guilt of Poe's "Tell-Tale Heart" and the ghostly musings on greed of Wharton's "Afterward".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • cant wait for vol. 2

    • By will on 07-21-17

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Stories

    • By: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
    • Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
    • Length: 4 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 281
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      4 out of 5 stars 243
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      4 out of 5 stars 248

    This collection brings together 12 of the finest short stories of prominent American feminist author Charlotte Perkins Gilman. "The Yellow Wallpaper", Gilman's best-known work, was first published in 1892 and represents an important examination of 19th-century attitudes toward women's physical and mental health.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Feminist literature or Lovecratian horror?

    • By David on 07-11-14

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Herland

    • By: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 77
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      4 out of 5 stars 73
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      4 out of 5 stars 72

    Charlotte Perkins Gilman's Herland, first published in 1915, is a feminist utopian novel that describes an isolated society composed entirely of women---a progressive, environmentally conscious land where peace and rationality reign and poverty is unknown.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It's a women's world...

    • By ESK on 12-17-12

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Yellow Wallpaper

    • A Story
    • By: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
    • Narrated by: Jennifer M. Dixon
    • Length: 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    One of the earliest creative approaches to feminist literature, this sinister horror story tells of a woman's mental anguish and unconscious struggle with conformity in a society that generally viewed women as weak and hysterical creatures unable to think for themselves. The author, Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935), a prominent American feminist, paved the way for other authors like Sylvia Plath and Alice Walker. She suffered mental illness during her life and ultimately committed suicide.

    Regular price: $7.13

    • Herland

    • By: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
    • Narrated by: Joanna Bates
    • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
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      4 out of 5 stars 26

    Herland takes the listener on a fascinating journey into a utopian society comprised entirely of women. A society with no men also means no conflict, resulting in a war-free existence. It is a perfect world, but only if you are female. Three men set out on a journey into uncharted territory to discover for themselves if the legend of an all-female society is a myth or actually a reality. Tracking down the mythical realm of women poses plenty of challenges, but what they ultimately find is both enchanting and frightening.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Must have been amazing in 1915

    • By MG on 05-13-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Alison Larkin Presents The Yellow Wallpaper

    • By: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
    • Narrated by: Alison Larkin
    • Length: 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    This powerful recording of "The Yellow Wallpaper", read by award-winning narrator Alison Larkin, is followed by an essay entitled "Why I Wrote the Yellow Wallpaper", by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The narrator of this chilling tale speaks of a beautiful house in the country her husband has taken for the summer. But its beauty is marred by her oppressive bedroom, its ugly yellow wallpaper, and the rest cure that her doctor and husband have forced on her.  

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Classic Horror Stories to Chill Your Bones

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, Edgar Allan Poe, W. W. Jacobs, and others
    • Narrated by: Nick Sampson, Colleen Delany, Patrick Girard Lawlor, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
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      4 out of 5 stars 9

    An eclectic collection of many of the spookiest classic tales of horror, including Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's "The New Catacomb"; Edgar Allan Poe's "Masque of the Red Death", "Hop-Frog", and "The Cask of Amontillado"; W. W. Jacobs's "The Monkey's Paw"; Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper"; and Algernon Backwood's "The Willows".

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • snooze

    • By marselaine on 04-17-15

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Yellow Wallpaper

    • By: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
    • Narrated by: Sara Morsey
    • Length: 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    The great-niece of Harriet Beecher Stowe, Gilman wrote much about the unequal status of women within the institution of marriage. The great-niece of Harriet Beecher Stowe, Gilman wrote much about the unequal status of women within the institution of marriage.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ghost story at its finest

    • By Hattie Quinn on 06-23-15

    Regular price: $4.99

    • The Yellow Wallpaper

    • By: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
    • Narrated by: Kitty Hendrix
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
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      5 out of 5 stars 19
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      5 out of 5 stars 19

    Her supportive, though misunderstanding, physician husband, John, believes it is in her best interests to go on a "rest cure" after the birth of their child. The family spends the summer at a colonial mansion that has, in the narrator's words, "something queer about it" and her depression/anxiety, (commonly diagnosed today as postpartum depression), spirals out of control as she fixates on the yellow wallpaper in their bedroom.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Disturbing

    • By Big Cheese on 12-08-16

    Regular price: $7.13

    • Great Horror Stories

    • Ghost Tales, Horror Stories, and Supernatural Legends
    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, Edith Nesbit, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 15 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 11
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      3 out of 5 stars 10
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Great Horror Stories is a vintage collection of some of the finest ghost tales, horror stories, and supernatural legends ever written, by the best writers the genre has to offer.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good Collection;Some you will remember a long whil

    • By Kyle D Johnson on 02-19-13

    Regular price: $24.78

    • Women's Short Stories, Volume 2

    • By: Charlotte Perkins-Gilman, Edith Wharton
    • Narrated by: Eve Karpf, Liza Ross
    • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    The art of writing a short story can be barely noticed by a reader or listener - such is the quality with which they are usually written. It is a difficult trade, an unforgiving discipline, but for those who master it, the rewards are many. In this series of works by our greatest female writers, we bring you a selection of those we consider the best. In Volume 2 we bring you the classics 'The Yellow Wallpaper' by Charlotte Perkins Gilman and 'Roman Fever' by Edith Wharton.

    Regular price: $6.53

    • Great American Women’s Fiction

    • Ten Unabridged Classics
    • By: Willa Cather, Kate Chopin, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, and others
    • Narrated by: Chris McGlasson, Tamara Walters, Jan Ahders, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Enduring stories that are as relevant today as they were when written at the turn of the century by influential women writers. This audio recording includes: "On the Divide" and "The Garden Lodge" by Willa Cather; "A Point at Issue", "Desiree's Baby", "A Pair of Silk Stockings", and "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin; "Three Thanksgivings" and "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman; and "The Pelican" and "The Fullness of Life" by Edith Wharton.

    Regular price: $13.96

    • The Yellow Wallpaper

    • By: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
    • Narrated by: Heidi Gregory
    • Length: 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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      5 out of 5 stars 15
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    The Yellow Wallpaper is a short story by the American writer Charlotte Perkins Gilman, first published in January 1892 in The New England Magazine. It is regarded as an important early work of American feminist literature, illustrating attitudes in the 19th century toward women's health, both physical and mental.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Even more chilling to listen to than to read

    • By Bill Beaulac on 11-07-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Yellow Wallpaper

    • By: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
    • Narrated by: Erin Yuen
    • Length: 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Presented in the first person, the story is a collection of journal entries written by a woman whose physician husband (John) has rented an old mansion for the summer and the couple moves into the upstairs nursery. As a form of treatment, she is forbidden from working, but encouraged to eat well and get plenty of exercise and air, so she can recuperate from what he calls a temporary nervous depression - a slight hysterical tendency, a diagnosis common to women in that period.

    Regular price: $23.09

    • Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde & The Yellow Wallpaper with Commentary by Alison Larkin

    • By: Alison Larkin, Charlotte Perkins Gilman
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins, Alison Larkin
    • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde grew out of a horrifying nightmare Robert Louis Stevenson had one night in Bournemouth, England, in 1886. "The Yellow Wallpaper" sprang from a catastrophic nervous breakdown Charlotte Perkins Gilman had six years later on the other side of the Atlantic following the birth of her daughter. Now these two haunting, iconic tales are brought together for the first time in this powerful classic audio exploration of madness and the duality of the human soul.   

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Top Notch production of two great classics

    • By Alex on 06-09-18

    Regular price: $14.95

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