Susan Glaspell's Trifle

Susan Glaspell's Trifle

by Susan Glaspell

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Overview

A famous one-play act, Trifle is a story of a mysterious murder, loosely based on the real-life case of John Hossack. The act was first played by Provincetown Players on August 8, 1916. In the original performance Glaspell played the role of Mrs. Hale.

An early example of feminist drama, the two female leads show sympathy to the victim's wife, Minnie. In contrast, the men was shown to be cold and indifferent.

The act was frequently anthologized and cited as one of the greatest work of America drama.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781519763747
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 12/11/2015
Pages: 28
Sales rank: 1,234,905
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.07(d)

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