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Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Posted by Jayden at July 2, 2016, 3:30 pm in Ebooks » Science Fiction

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Herland is a utopian novel from 1915, written by feminist Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The book describes an isolated society composed entirely of women who reproduce via parthenogenesis (asexual reproduction). The result is an ideal social order, free of war, conflict and domination.


EXCERPT from CHAPTER 1. A Not Unnatural Enterprise


This is written from memory, unfortunately. If I could have brought with me the material I so carefully prepared, this would be a very different story. Whole books full of notes, carefully copied records, firsthand descriptions, and the pictures—that's the worst loss. We had some bird's-eyes of the cities and parks; a lot of lovely views of streets, of buildings, outside and... read more

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