Charlotte Perkins Gilman was a prominent American short story and non-fiction writer, novelist, commercial artist, lecturer and social reformer. She is mainly known today for her short story "The Yellow Wallpaper", based on her own bout with mental illness and misguided medical treatment.
- The Yellow Wallpaper
- Following the birth of her child, the narrator is cared for by her physician husband at a country estate.
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