Hektoen International

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Tag: Heather Stewart

  • Feminist Epistemologies in A Woman Under the Influence

    Heather Stewart Louisville, Kentucky, United States   Cover of the Criterion Collection edition of director John Cassavetes’ A Woman Under the Influence (1974) In Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s seminal short story, “The Yellow Wallpaper,” the narrative presents a woman presumably driven to the point of insanity by her gendered social role and restriction to the domestic…