Susan Glaspell Trifles [Book] PDF

Susan Glaspell
Trifles
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      Trifles

Trifles is a one act play by Susan Glaspell Her short story, A Jury of Her Peers , was adapted from the play a year after its debut It was first performed by the Provincetown Players at the Wharf Theatre in Provincetown, Massachusetts on August 8, 1916 In the original play, Glaspell played the role of one of the characters, Mrs Hale It is frequently anthologized in A Trifles is a one act play by Susan Glaspell Her short story, A Jury of Her Peers , was adapted from the play a year after its debut It was first performed by the Provincetown Players at the Wharf Theatre in Provincetown, Massachusetts on August 8, 1916 In the original play, Glaspell played the role of one of the characters, Mrs Hale It is frequently anthologized in American literature textbooks The play begins as the county attorney, the sherrif, Mr Hale, Mrs Peters, and Mrs Hale enter the Wright s empty farm house On prompting from the county attorney, Mr Hale recounts his visit to the house the previous day, when he found Mrs Wright behaving strangely and found her husband upstairs with a rope around his neck, dead Mr Hale notes that, when he questioned her, Mrs Wright claimed that she was fast asleep when someone strangled her husband.Often hailed as one of the quintessential feminist plays, Trifles earned Glaspell a Pulitzer Prize and renewed literary recognition

Title : Trifles
Author :  Susan Glaspell
Language : English
Isbn : 0874406382
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Pages : 20 pages

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