On Susan Glaspell's Trifles and

On Susan Glaspell's Trifles and "A Jury of Her Peers"

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On a wharf in Provincetown, Massachusetts, where Greenwich Village bohemians gathered in the summer of 1916, Susan Glaspell was inspired by a sensational murder trial to write Trifles, a play about two women who hide a Midwestern farm wife's motive for murdering her abusive husband. Following successful productions of the play, Glaspell became the qmother of American drama.q Her short story version of Trifles, qA Jury of Her Peers, q reached an unprecedented one million readers in 1917. The play and the story have since been taught in classrooms across America and Trifles is regularly revived on stages around the world. This collection of fresh essays celebrates the centennial of Trifles and qA Jury of Her Peers, q with departures from established Glaspell scholarship. Interviews with theater people are included along with two original works inspired by Glaspell's iconic writings.This collection of fresh essays celebrates the centennial of Trifles and aquot;A Jury of Her Peers, aquot; with departures from established Glaspell scholarship.


Title:On Susan Glaspell's Trifles and "A Jury of Her Peers"
Author: Martha C. Carpentier, Emeline Jouve
Publisher:McFarland - 2015-10-09
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