Charlotte Perkins Gilman HERLAND working bibliography

CPG's Herland (1915)

Here’s a bibliography I put together for my seminar paper on Charlotte Gilman’s HERLAND (1915). I’m focusing on either the way CPG re-writes male religion or male language (or both) in Herland.

Donaldson, Laura E. “The Eve of De-struction: CPG and the Feminist Re-creation of Paradise.” Women’s Studies 16 (1989): 373-387. pdf

Ferns, Chris. “Rewriting Male Myths: Herland and the Utopian Tradition.” in Liverpool Science Fiction Texts… 1999. pdf

Fessenden, Tracy. “Race, Religion, and the New Woman in America: The Case of CPG.” Furman Studies N.S. 37 (June 1995): 15-28. photocopy

Gaylor, Annie Laurie, ed. Women Without Superstition: ‘No Gods – No Masters’: The Collected Writings of Women Freethinkers of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Madison, WI: Freedom From Religion Foundation, 1997. (Chapter on CPG) photocopy

Gilbert, Sandra M., and Susan Gubar. “’Fecundate! Discriminate!’ CPG and the Theologizing of Maternity.” in Charlotte Perkins Gilman: Optimist Reformer eds. Jill Rudd & Vall Gough. U of Iowa P, 1999.  200-216. photocopy

Gilman, Charlotte Perkins. His Religion and Hers: A Study of the Faith of Our Fathers and the Work of our Mothers. Westport, Conn: Hyperion Press, 1976. (reprint of 1923 edition).

Gubar, Susan. “She in Herland: Feminism as Fantasy.” in CPG: The Woman and Her Work. Ed. Sheryl L. Meyering. photocopy

Hall, K. Graehme Hall. “Mothers and Children: ‘Rising with the Resistless Tide’ in Herland” in CPG: The Woman and Her Work. Ed. Sheryl L. Meyering. photocopy

Hudak, Jennifer. “The ‘Social Inventor’: CPG and the (Re) Production of Perfection.” Women’s Studies 32 (2003): 455-477. pdf

Johnson-Bogart, Kim. “The Utopian Imagination of CPG: Reconstruction of Meaning in Herland.” Pacific Coast Philology 27.1-2 (1992): 85-92. pdf

Kessler, Carol F. “’Dreaming Always of Lovely Things Beyond’: Living Toward Herland, Experiential Foreground.” in The Mixed Legacy of CPG. Eds, Catherine J. Golden and Joanne Schneider-Zangrando. photocopy

Keyser, Elizabeth. “Looking Backward: From Herland to Gulliver’s Travels.”in Critical Essays on CPG. Ed. Joanne B. Karpinski. New York: G.K. Hall &Co, 1992.  129-143. photocopy

Kirkpatrick, Frank G. “’Begin Again!’: The Cutting Social Edge of CPG’s Gentle Religious Optimism.” in Critical Essays on CPG. Ed. Joanne B. Karpinski. New York: G.K. Hall &Co, 1992.  __ -__ photocopy

Land, Kathleen Margaret. “The Rape of the Text: CG’s Violation of Herland.” Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature 9.2 (1990): 291-308. pdf

Mamigonian, Malina. “’Knowing good and evil’: CPG’s religion of ‘sound sociology’”.  Interdisciplinary Literary Studies: A Journal of criticism and theory 4.2 (2003): 56-83. pdf

herland-one-small-stepMatossian, Lou Ann. “A Woman-Made Language: CPG and Herland.” Women and Language 10.2 (1987): 16-20. pdf

Peyser, Thomas Galt. “Reproducing Utopia: CPG and Herland.” Studies in American Fiction 20.1 (1992): 1-16.  photocopy

Takano, Akao. “The Ideal Education in Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s Herland.” http://www2.kobe-c.ac.jp/~watanabe/seminar/2000/takano.htm

Weber, Jean Jacques. “Educating the Reader: Narrative Technique and Evaluation in Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s Herland” in Contextualized Stylistics: In Honour of Peter Verdonk [?]. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2000. Ed.?  pdf

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