Texts, Films, Materials for Project



Materials for Project

Web Sites

"A Jury of Her Peers"

What Makes a good short story. explores "A Jury of Her Peers"

A Forum on Susan Glaspell's "Trifles": Search Form

Susan Glaspell Trifles (American Literature Research and Analysis Website, U of South Florida, Jim Wohlpart)

"A Jury of Her Peers": biography, interpretation, audio play, historical and literary contexts (Public Media Foundation)

Books and Articles

Angel, Marina. "Criminal Law and Women: Giving the Abused Woman Who Kills A Jury of Her Peers Who Appreciate Trifles. "American Criminal Law Review 33.2 (1996): 229-348.

HeinOnline. Web. 6 Oct. 2007

---. "Susan Glaspell's Trifles and A Jury of Her Peers: Woman Abuse in a Literary and Legal Context." Buffalo Law Review 45 (1997): 779-844. HeinOnline. Web. 6 Oct. 2007.

---. "Teaching Susan Glaspell's A Jury of Her Peers and Trifles ." Journal of Legal Education 53 (2003): 548-63. HeinOnline. Web. 6 Oct. 2007.

Ben-Zvi, Linda. "'Murder She Wrote': The Genesis of Susan Glaspell's 'Trifles.'" Theatre Journal 44 (1992): 141-52. JSTOR. Web. 13 Feb. 2012

(also in next item)

Ben-Zvi , Linda, ed. Susan Glaspell: Essays on Her Theater and Fiction (1995 )PS3513.L35 Z86 1995

Bryan, Patricia. "Stories in Fiction and Fact: Susan Glaspell's A Jury of Her Peers and the 1901 Murder Trial of Margaret Hossack."

Stanford Law Review 49.5 (1997): 1293-1363.

--- and Thomas Wolf. Midnight Assassin: A Murder in America's Heartland ( Algonquin Books, April 2005) (See summary on HV6533.I8 B79 2005 Law School (Fl 6) See Midnight Assassin web page.

Denno, Deborah W. "Gender, Crime, and the Criminal Law Defenses." Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology 85 (1994): 80-180.

Fox, Marie. "Crime and Punishment: Representation of Female Killers in Law and Literature." Tall Stories? Reading Law and Literature. Ed. John Morrison and Christine Bell. Aldershot England, and Brookfield, Vermont: Dartmouth, 1996. Law Library PN56 .L33 T35 1996

Gainor, J. Ellen. Susan Glaspell in Context: American Theater, Culture, and Politics, 1915-48 . Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 2004. PS3513.L35 Z68 2004

Gilligan,Carol. In a Different Voice: Psychological Theory and Women's Development. Cambridge: Harvard U P, 1970. Print. HQ 1206.G 58 1982; HQ 1206.G 58 1993.