Plays by Susan Glaspell Trifles, The Outside, The Verge,
Inheritors, Susan Keating Glaspell (July 1, 1876 - July 27, 1948)
was an American Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, actress,
director, novelist, biographer, and journalist. With her husband
George Cram Cook, she founded the Provincetown Players, the first
modern American theater company. During the Great Depression she
served in the Works Progress Administration as Midwest Bureau
Director of the Federal Theater Project. A best-selling author in
her own time, Glaspell's novels fell out of print after her death,
during which time she was remembered primarily for discovering
Eugene O'Neil, and for Trifles (1916), a one-act play frequently
cited as one of the greatest works of American theater. Critical
reassessment has led to renewed interest in her career, and she is
today recognized as a pioneering feminist writer and America's
first important modern female playwright. A prolific writer,
Glaspell is known to have published nine novels, fourteen plays,
and over fifty short stories. Often set in her native Iowa, these
semi-autobiographical tales frequently address contemporary issues,
such as gender, ethics, and dissent, while featuring deep,
sympathetic characters who make principled stands.
Is the information for this product incomplete, wrong or inappropriate?
Let us know about it.
Does this product have an incorrect or missing image?
Send us a new image.
Is this product missing categories?
Add more categories.
Review This Product
No reviews yet - be the first to create one!