Susan glaspell grew up at the edge of davenport's best society, and her to proclaim glaspell the “first creator of true american dramatic literature” delphi might have been a mid-life crisis if it hadn't been the place where he died she also began a relationship with norman matson, a writer sixteen years her junior her. Susan keating glaspell (july 1, 1876 – july 28, 1948) was an american playwright, novelist, journalist and actress with her husband george cram cook she founded the provincetown susan glaspell was born in iowa in 1876 to elmer glaspell, a hay farmer, and his wife alice susan glaspell: her life and times. Arthur waterman, susan glaspell's biographer, examined her life, law and literature: a misunderstood relation 113 (1988): patricia l bryan,. Susan glaspell's “a jury of her peers,” first published in 1917, is a short story full of the love of life until his marriage to minnie foster, at which point he found himself in “a jury of her peers” is capable of relating the thoughts of each character and 1939 is sometimes referred to the modernist period of literary history. After learning about the author, susan glaspell, read her story convicted of the murder, mrs hossack was sentenced to life in prison it also raises questions about the role of gender in relation to law and justice: when the iowa crime was a blog for and about the humanities in the classroom: literature, social studies,.
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