Books Like Trifles by Susan Glaspell | Suggested Reading

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Trifles is an adaptation of "A Jury of Her Peers," a short story based on an actual trial Glaspell covered as a reporter in Des Moines, Iowa.

Other Glaspell plays include The Outside, The Verge, Inheritors, and Alison's House, which earned her the Pulitzer Prize in 1931.

John Millington Synge's Riders to the Sea is a well-written one-act mystery play. In Synge's play, the women of the Aran Islands watch helplessly as their husbands and sons sacrifice their lives to the sea as fishermen.

Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg, is a novel chronicling the story of Idgie and Ruth, two women who fight sexism and racism in a small Alabama town in the 1930s.

Eugene O'Neill is one of the most recognized names in American drama, and certainly the most famous playwright to emerge from the Provincetown Players, the small...

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