Episode 2: The Yellow Wallpaper

This week we look at the classic short story ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’ by Charlottle Perkins Gilman. Is it ‘merely’ a horror story or is there more to be found in the 6000 words? Find out with Fred and Dave in this new episode.

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Read the book for free here: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/1952?

Or listen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYIBJ9YXDJk


Further links

Harvard’s Ratcliffe Institute has run a number of conferences on Gilman’s life and works. Find out more here:


And access a digital copy of the archive at:


A teaching resource about the story that covers some of the elements we discussed



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