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Selected Poetry of Charlotte Anna Perkins Gilman (1860-1935)

from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2004, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

  1. The Housewife
  2. I Would Fain Die a Dry Death
  3. More Females of the Species
  4. One Girl of Many
  5. Queer People
  6. Similar Cases
  7. To The Indifferent Women
  8. To the Young Wife
  9. Whatever Is

Biographical information

Given name: Charlotte Anna
Family name: Perkins Gilman
Birth date: 3 July 1860
Death date: 17 August 1935
Nationality: American
Education: Rhode Island School of Design: 1880 to 1882
Politics: Feminist
          Oakland, California
          Pasadena, California
          Hartford, Connecticut: 1860
Illness: Breast Cancer
Cause of death: Suicide
First RPO edition: 2004