Susan Glaspell

Susan Glaspell (glăs´pĕl), 1876–1948, American author, b. Davenport, Iowa, grad. Drake Univ. She married the playwright George Cram Cook (1913) and with him organized (1915) the Provincetown Players, an avant-garde theater group in Massachusetts. She wrote several plays for the company, including the one-acts Suppressed Desires (written with her husband, 1916) and Trifles (1916). She also served as actress and producer. Her longer plays include The Inheritors (1921) and Alison's House (1930; Pulitzer Prize). In addition she wrote several novels, short stories, and a biography of Cook, The Road to the Temple (1926).

See biography by B. Ozieblo (2001).

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Susan Glaspell: Selected full-text books and articles

Susan Glaspell: Her Life and Times By Linda Ben-Zvi Oxford University Press, 2005
Susan Glaspell and Sophie Treadwell By Barbara Ozieblo; Jerry Dickey Routledge, 2008
FREE! Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays By Rank Shay; Pierre Loving Stewart & Kidd, 1920
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Silent Justice in a Different Key: Glaspell's "Trifles" By Holstein, Suzy Clarkson The Midwest Quarterly, Vol. 44, No. 3, Spring 2003
The Pulitzer Prize Plays, 1918-1934 By Kathryn Coe; William H. Cordell Random House, 1935
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The Road to the Temple By Susan Glaspell Frederick A. Stokes Co., 1927
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The Deracinated Self: Immigrants, Orphans, and the "Migratory Consciousness" of Willa Cather and Susan Glaspell By Carpentier, Martha C Studies in American Fiction, Vol. 35, No. 2, Autumn 2007
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Our American Theatre By Oliver M. Sayler Brentano's, 1923
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