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From: ATQ (The American Transcendental Quarterly)
Author:Knight, Denise D.
The article argues the letters and autobiography of early 20th century author Charlotte Perkins Gilman, who committed suicide after suffering from terminal breast cancer, create a compelling argument for assisted suicide. The article also contends Gilman's writings and personal choices have as much to do with how to live as how to die.
Two weeks before her death by suicide, Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935), terminally ill from cancer, received a letter from her cousin, Lyman Beecher Stowe (Harriet's grandson), in which he responded to her announcement that she would soon end her ...
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