Susan Glaspell: The Complete Plays

Susan Glaspell: The Complete Plays

by Susan Glaspell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0786434325

ISBN-13: 9780786434329

Pub. Date: 07/01/2010

Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers

The first complete collection of the works of American playwright Susan Glaspell, this book includes all of the Pulitzer Prize winner's works: Suppressed Desires, Trifles, The People, The Outside, Woman's Honor, Close the Book, Tickless Time, and Free Laughter (these eight are all one acts) and the full length plays Bernice, Inheritors, The Verge, Alison's

Overview

The first complete collection of the works of American playwright Susan Glaspell, this book includes all of the Pulitzer Prize winner's works: Suppressed Desires, Trifles, The People, The Outside, Woman's Honor, Close the Book, Tickless Time, and Free Laughter (these eight are all one acts) and the full length plays Bernice, Inheritors, The Verge, Alison's House, The Comic Artist, Chains of Dew, and Springs Eternal, the last two of which are published here for the first time. Each play includes an introductory essay along with extended biographical and critical essays. Two appendices give details on both the first runs and select recent productions of the plays.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786434329
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
07/01/2010
Series:
Humanities/Literature & Language
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
425
Sales rank:
956,535
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vi

Editorial Note viii

A Brief Biography 1

A Critical Introduction 7

Suppressed Desires 11

Trifles 24

Close the Book 35

The People 47

The Outside 57

Woman's Honor 66

Tickless Time 79

Bernice 92

Free Laughter 115

Chains of Dew 125

Inheritors 179

The Verge 227

The Comic Artist 268

Alison's House 310

Springs Eternal 354

Appendix A First Productions of the Plays 407

Appendix B Select Recent Professional Productions 410

Select Bibliography 413

Index 415

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