"the yellow wallpaper" (original title: "the yellow wall-paper. a story") is a 6,000-word short story
by the american writer charlotte perkins gilman, first published in january 1892 in the new england magazine.
it is regarded as an important early work of american feminist literature, illustrating attitudes in
the 19th century toward women's health, both physical and mental.
source: wikipedia: the yellow wallpaper