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27 February 2008 Charlotte Gilman Author’s childhood : Birth name : Charlotte Anne Perkins Born: 1860 Born In : Hartford Connecticut but spent her youth in Rhode Island her aunt was Harriet Stowe (author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin) both her great aunts were progressive feminists her mother was not affectionate Charlotte confesses in her autobiography, and her father left her mother, Charlotte, and her brother alone on the brink of poverty supported herself through Rhode Island School of design and became an artist Authors Life : She married, had a child, went into deep depression, and divorced (rare in 19 th century) Moved to California and was active in social reform movements and the Nationalist Club started lecturing on Nationalism and wrote her first volume of poetry
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Unformatted text preview: In This Our World her second husband died around the time she was diagnosed with breast cancer being an advocate of euthanasia ,she committed suicide 1935 Literature : first book was Gems of Art for the Home and Fireside (1888). "The Yellow Wall-Paper," was published in 1892. It was her first volume of poetry, however, In This World (1893), a collection of satirical poems, that first brought her recognition. the next two decades she gained much of her fame with lectures on women's issues, ethics, labor, human rights, and social reform. She often referred to these themes in her fiction. addressed the International Congress of Woman in Berlin wrote and edited her own magazine The Forerunner . It included much of her fiction...
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