Literary Contexts in Plays: Susan Glaspell's "Trifles"
- Dead Husbands and Other "Girls' Stuff": The Trifles in Legally Blonde. Marsh, Kelly A. // Literature Film Quarterly;2005, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p201
This article looks at the similarities between the play "Trifles" and motion picture "Legally Blonde." The 1916 play "Trifles," written by Susan Glaspell, has long been regarded as a significant work of feminist drama. The film "Legally Blonde" is the most recent incarnation of "Trifles." The...
- Intertextuality in the Early Plays of Susan Glaspell and Eugene O'Neill. Noe, Marcia // American Drama;Winter2002, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p1
An essay is presented on the nature of professional relationship between playwrights Susan Glaspell and Eugene O'Neill. It discusses the intertextual relationship between Glaspell's best-known and most critically applauded play "Trifles" and many of O'Neill's one-act plays that were produced by...
- Susan Glaspell. Noe, Marcia; Monnig, Emily // Iowa Heritage Illustrated;Spring/Summer2008, Vol. 89 Issue 1/2, p26
The article presents a profile of journalist and Pulitzer prize winning author Susan Keating Glaspell. She attended Drake University and worked as a reporter for the "Des Moines Daily News." She had an extramarital affair with author George Cram Cook, whom she married in 1913. The couple founded...
- Chapter Fifteen: The Agoraphobic Imagination: The Protagonist Who Murders and the Critics Who Praise Her. Nester, Nancy L. // New Readings in American Drama;2002, p195
The article focuses on female playwrights Susan Glaspell, Sophie Treadwell and Wendy Kesselman, who create murderous women protagonists in their plays. Female drama critics reveal the manifestations of an agoraphobic imagination capable of circumscribing the protagonist and the critic. The play...
- THE RECENTLY REVISED MARRIAGE LAW OF CHINA: THE PROMISE AND THE REALITY. Ogletree Jr, Charles J.; de Silva-de Aiwis, Rangita // Texas Journal of Women & the Law;Spring2004, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p251
Even though the recent revisions to the marriage laws have been hailed as some of the most significant and positive changes in family law in China, thus far no empirical evaluation of the laws' effectiveness in actual practice has been conducted. The article raises some questions as to the...
- Trifles. Glaspell, Susan // Law in Literature: Legal Themes in Drama;1995, p496
The article presents the script of the play "Trifles," by Susan Glaspell.
- THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES ON DOMESTIC SERVICE AND THE INFORMAL SECTOR. // Labour, Capital & Society;Apr1991, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p14
The article discusses a study on the dynamics underlying the sexual division of labor at the domestic level in Jamaica in the mid-1980s. The sex-linked image of Jamaican women as nurturant, loving and supportive is critical to her status within the family. However, as a helper, she makes...
- The Plea. Glaspell, Susan // Lifted Masks; Stories;1/1/1912, p12
Presents the short story "The Plea,â€ by Susan Glaspell.
- "Out There." Glaspell, Susan // Lifted Masks; Stories;1/1/1912, p59
Presents the short story "Out There,â€ by Susan Glaspell.