Trifles / Edition 1

Trifles / Edition 1

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by Susan Glaspell, William-Alan Landes
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0887345816

ISBN-13: 9780887345814

Pub. Date: 04/15/2007

Publisher: Empire Publishing Service

"Trifles" is a one-act play by Susan Glaspell, who is considered an important feminist writer of the early Twentieth Century. The play was first performed in 1916 by the Provincetown Players in Provincetown, Massachusetts. The playwright played the role of Mrs. Hale. Glaspell is the author of seven full-length plays and eight one-act plays. In addition, she wrote nine

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"Trifles" is a one-act play by Susan Glaspell, who is considered an important feminist writer of the early Twentieth Century. The play was first performed in 1916 by the Provincetown Players in Provincetown, Massachusetts. The playwright played the role of Mrs. Hale. Glaspell is the author of seven full-length plays and eight one-act plays. In addition, she wrote nine novels and three collections of short stories.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780887345814
Publisher:
Empire Publishing Service
Publication date:
04/15/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
16
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.10(d)

Table of Contents

About the Seriesiii
Prefacevii
Introduction1
Trifles: Making It New3
Literature11
About the Author: Susan Glaspell13
Trifles15
Discussion Questions29
Research Topics30
Secondary Sources31
Ben-Zvi, Linda. From "'Murder, She Wrote': The Genesis of Susan Glaspell's Trifles." Susan Glaspell: Essays on Her Theater and Fiction. Ed. Linda Ben-Zvi. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 1995. 19-4833
Alkalay-Gut, Karen. "Murder and Marriage: Another Look at Trifles." Susan Glaspell: Essays on Her Theater and Fiction. Ed. Linda Ben-Zvi. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 1995. 71-8151
Mael, Phyllis. "Trifles: The Path to Sisterhood." Literature/Film Quarterly 17.4 (1989):281-8460
Stein, Karen F. "The Women's World of Glaspell's Trifles." In Women in American Theatre. Rev. and expanded ed. Ed. Helen Krich Chinoy and Linda Walsh Jenkins. New York: Theatre Communications, 1987. 253-25666
Glaspell, Susan. "A Jury of Her Peers."70
Mustazza, Leonard. "Generic Translation and Thematic Shift in Susan Glaspell's Trifles and 'A Jury of Her Peers.'" Studies in Short Fiction 26.4 (1989): 489-9689
Sample Student Research Paper99
Surrogate Jurors101
Bibliography107
Works by Susan Glaspell109
Works of General Interest about Susan Glaspell110
Critical Appraisals of Trifles and "A Jury of Her Peers"112
Film Adaptation113
World Wide Web Sites113
Appendix115
A Guide to MLA Documentation Style117
Credits132

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Troy Alton More than 1 year ago
the program used to make this an ebook does not seem to have a spellheck. for example a w is translated to an !n.