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The labor of women in the house, certainly, enables men to produce more wealth than they otherwise could; and in this way women are economic factors in society. But so are horses.

 
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Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  • Born: July 3, 1860
  • Died: August 17, 1935
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Writer

Charlotte Perkins Gilman ; also Charlotte Perkins Stetson (July 3, 1860 – August 17, 1935), was a prominent American humanist, novelist, writer of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction, and a lecturer for social reform. She was a utopian feminist and served as a role model for future generations of feminists because of her unorthodox concepts and lifestyle. She has been inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame. Her best remembered work today is her semi-autobiographical short story "The Yellow Wallpaper", which she wrote after a severe bout of postpartum psychosis.

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