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About Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and "The Yellow Wall-paper" (NLM Exhibit)
UT Southwestern Medical Center Library

  Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and "The Yellow Wall-paper" (NLM Exhibit)
Subjects:  Archives  |  History of Medicine

An exhibit prepared by the National Library of Medicine about the role of gender in early modern medicine. Follows the story of Charlotte Perkins Gilman and her struggle against an exclusively male view of women as weak and the treatment for this weakness as rest. Her story is one of struggle against prevailing gender roles and social conventions.

 
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