Charlotte Perkins Gilman's Rehabilitative Movements

Jess Libow

Emory University

Jess Libow is a Ph.D. student in English at Emory University where she studies disability, health, and gender in nineteenth and twentieth century U.S. literature and culture. She received her B.A. in English from Haverford College.


Jess Libow’s paper, entitled “Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s Rehabilitative Movements,” considers the tension between turn of the century understandings of disability and women’s health. When Gilman was composing texts... [ view full abstract ]


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P33 » Ecologies Of Ability (08:30 - Friday, 23rd March, Enchantment E)

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