"A Woman's Utopia"

Title"A Woman's Utopia"
Year for Search1907
AuthorsGilman, Charlotte Perkins(1860-1935)
Secondary TitleThe Times Magazine
Volume / Edition1
Pagination215-20, 369-76, 498-504
Date PublishedJanuary - March 1907
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

A feminist eutopia with Gilman writing “Now is the time for practical utopias” (Kessler 135). The eutopia was brought about through a new religion with a social conscience and, even more, by women no longer being treated as inferiors and becoming involved in politics and the work force. Radical improvement of the environment. Cooperative housekeeping. 

Additional Publishers

To be continued but not. An additional chapter can be found in the Gilman Collection at Radcliffe College (Cambridge, MA). Rpt., including the first publication of the additional chapter, in Daring To Dream: Utopian Stories By United States Women Before 1950. Ed. Carol Farley Kessler. 2nd ed. (Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1995), 133-74 with an editor’s note on 131-32.

Info Notes

Gilman wrote many utopias; see also 1894, 1895, 1908, 1909-10, 1911, 1912 (3), 1913 (2), 1915, and 1916 (3) Gilman.

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

Female author (1860-1935).

Full Text

1907 Gilman, Charlotte Perkins (1860-1935). “A Woman’s Utopia.” The Times Magazine 1 (January - March 1907): 215-20, 369-76, 498-504. To be continued but not. An additional chapter can be found in the Gilman Collection at Radcliffe College (Cambridge, MA). Rpt., including the first publication of the additional chapter, in Daring To Dream: Utopian Stories By United States Women Before 1950. Ed. Carol Farley Kessler. 2nd ed. (Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1995), 133-74 with an editor’s note on 131-32. PSt

A feminist eutopia with Gilman writing “Now is the time for practical utopias” (Kessler 135). The eutopia was brought about through a new religion with a social conscience and, even more, by women no longer being treated as inferiors and becoming involved in politics and the work force. Radical improvement of the environment. Cooperative housekeeping. Female author.