Herland is a utopian women's fiction novel written by feminist Charlotte Perkins Gilman in 1915. The genre fiction classic Herland describes an isolated society composed entirely of women, who reproduce via parthenogenesis also known as asexual reproduction. The result is an ideal social order: free of war, conflict, and domination. Herland is a classic in literature & fiction and genre fiction, it is also an important feminist work. In addition to writing women's fiction, Charlotte Perkins Gilman was a prominent American feminist, sociologist, novelist, writer of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction, and a lecturer of social reform. In addition to Herland, this anthology volume also includes The Yellow Wallpaper, which is a semi-autobiographical short story also written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman and is considered by many to be her best work.