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Episode 6: In The Closed Room

Episode 6: In The Closed Room

Welcome to Episode 6 of Hysteria. Today we are reading In the Closed Room by Frances Hodgson Burnett, published in 1904. Frances Eliza Hodgson was born in 1849 to a wealth family. With the sudden death of her father when she was four, Frances, her pregnant mother and...
Episode 7: The Cold Embrace

Episode 7: The Cold Embrace

Welcome to Episode 7 of Hysteria. Today we are reading The Cold Embrace by Mary E. Braddon, published in 1860. Mary Elizabeth Braddon was born in 1835 and was a popular novelist during the Victorian era. She was step-mother to five children and gave birth to six...
Episode 8: The Yellow Wallpaper

Episode 8: The Yellow Wallpaper

Welcome to Episode 8 of Hysteria. Today we are reading The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gillman. Published in 1892 in The New England Magazine. Charlotte Perkins Gilman lived an extraordinarily unique and difficult life for a woman living in the 19th century....