The Home: Its Work and Influence

Sevenov November 10, 2022

The Home: Its Work and Influence by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Author: Charlotte Perkins Gilman | Published: 1903

The Home: Its Work and Influence

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About Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935) was an American novelist, writer, and speaker who advocated for women’s rights and social reform. Her most famous work is “The Yellow Wallpaper” (1892), a short story that explored the theme of mental health, particularly in women. She also wrote many other works including Women and Economics (1898) and Herland (1915). Gilman was a key figure in the early feminist movement in America.

In her writing, she challenged traditional gender roles and explored themes such as motherhood, marriage, domesticity, economic independence for women, racism, eugenics, psychology, religion and other topics related to women’s rights. Throughout her life she continuously fought for equality of all genders and races through her writing. Find out more about Charlotte Perkins Gilman at

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