This volume collects two classic works by Charlotte Perkins Gilman: "The Yellow Wallpaper" -- a chilling tale of descent into madness -- and "What Diantha Did," an early feminist work. Also included is a rare, brief essay by Gilman on why she wrote "The Yellow Wallpaper." Gilman (1860 - 1935) was a prominent American sociologist, novelist, writer of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction, and a lecturer... [click here for more]
As America's economic and cultural influence grew in the 20th Century, the history of the literary arts in Europe cast a long shadow onto this burgeoning nation. And thus, the myth of the Great American Novel was born of a loaded question—would the United States ever produce a work to rival the accepted great works of Western Culture? Many tried. And, in the trying, many looked to model themselves... [click here for more]
"Nah, keep it. When this song is out, I'm gonna get it back and then some."
Declan is having the time of his life being the sound engineer for Tony Hookz, a rapper who loves to shove him and litter him with showers of dollar notes. Not. He endures long hours in a cramped studio with Hookz and his jackal goons who stink of beer and rolled herb. His ego is bigger than the door –... [click here for more]