Herland is Charlotte Perkins Gilman's 1915 feminist utopian novel about an isolated society composed entirely of women; free of war, conflict, and domination. It's narrated by a sociology student who, along with two friends, discovers the society, testing their own stereotypes. Gilman wrote the novel in the midst of World War I. It first appeared as a serial in her magazine, The Forerunner between 1909-1916. It did not appear in book form until 1979.
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