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Makowsky, Veronica "American Girl Becomes American Woman: A Fortunate Fall?," in Susan Glaspell's Century of American Women; A Critical Interpretation of Her Work, Oxford University Press, 1993.

An essay on the actual trial upon which "A Jury of Her Peers" and Trifles are based and the historical context and other circumstances which led to their being written.

Mustazza, Leonard. "Generic Translation and Thematic Shift in Susan Glaspell's 'Trifles' and 'A Jury of Her Peers' ," in Studies in Short Fiction, Vol 26, No 4, Fall, 1989, pp 489-96.

Argues that in adapting Trifles to the short story form in "A Jury of Her Peers," Glaspell changed the focus away from the elements of women's lives Judged as trivial by men toward women's lack of power in the             American legal system.

Watennan, Arthur Susan Glaspell, College and University Press, 1966.

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