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Trifles
     

Trifles

by Susan Glaspell
 

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Drama / Characters: 3 male, 2 female

Scenery: interior

Unusually powerful and effective, and gives fine roles for two good actresses. The wife of a strangled farmer is arrested on suspicion. While officers and neighbors are searching the old farmhouse for evidence, two women friends discover a slain canary and a broken cage. This evidence can prove the

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Drama / Characters: 3 male, 2 female

Scenery: interior

Unusually powerful and effective, and gives fine roles for two good actresses. The wife of a strangled farmer is arrested on suspicion. While officers and neighbors are searching the old farmhouse for evidence, two women friends discover a slain canary and a broken cage. This evidence can prove the wife guilty, but by keeping her secret, they free her. An American classic by one of the original members of the Provincetown Playhouse where this play was premiered.

The playwright, Susan Glaspell, is a Pulitzer Prize-Winner.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780874406382
Publisher:
Samuel French, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/22/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
24
Sales rank:
882,770
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.30(d)

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Stephen Mandell is a bestselling author and a practicing teacher who is well known nationally. Mandell, together with coauthor Laurie G. Kirszner, has written bestsellers for nearly every English market. They have the deepest publishing record of any handbook author team and have successfully published up and down the curriculum from Developmental to Literature.

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