It is regarded as an important early work of Americanfeminist literature, illustrating attitudes in the 19th century toward women's physical and mental health. Presented in the first person, the story is a collection of journal entries written by a woman (Jane) whose physician husband (John) has confined her to the upstairs bedroom of a house he has rented for the summer.
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What a thriller of a novel. You descend into madness with her, hating that horrid yellow wallpaper!
The Yelow Wallpaper
What a gem of a book! It is so beautifully paced that the role reversal comes as an entirely credible and logical outcome - even while it is incredible. This is a story of such imaginative power that it will stay with me for a very long time.