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Ben-Zvi, Linda. Susan Glaspell: Her Life and Times. Rochester and London: Oxford University Press, 2005. Print.

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In her biography of Susan Glaspell, Ben-Zvi comes back on the context of writing of Chains of Dew.

Ben-Zvi, Linda, and J. Ellen Gainor, eds. Susan Glaspell : The Complete Plays. Jefferson: McFarland & Company, 2010. Print.

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In their introduction to Chains of Dew preceding the script of the play, Ben-Zvi and Gainor briefly come back on the cultural background of the play and discuss its 1922 première.

Gainor, J. Ellen. Susan Glaspell in Context: American Theater, Culture, and Politics 1915-48. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2001. Print.

Recommended by Emeline Jeanne Jouve

Adopting a cultural studies approach to the author’s play, Gainor comes back on the specific cultural context which inspired Glaspell

Noe, Marcia.“The New Woman in the Plays of Susan Glaspell.” Staging a Cultural Paradigm: The Political and the Personal in American Drama. Ed. Barbara Ozieblo and Miriam Lopez-Rodriguez. Bern: Peter Lang, 2002. 149-62. Print.

Recommended by Emeline Jeanne Jouve

In her article focusing on Glaspell’s dramatization of the New Woman in her plays, Noe shows how the playwright stages the tensions between the notions of traditional and unconventional

Ozieblo, Barbara. Susan Glaspell: A Critical Biography. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2000. Print.

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In her biography of Susan Glaspell, Ozieblo comes back on the context of writing of Chains of Dew and discuss the political

Ozieblo, Barbara.“Susan Glaspell and the Modernist Experiment of Chains of Dew.” Susan Glaspell: New Directions in Critical Inquiry. Ed. Martha C. Carpentier. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2006. 7-24. Print.

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In her article, Ozieblo discusses to what extent Chains of Dew can be defined as a modernist play.

Ozieblo, Barbara, and Jerry Dickey. Susan Glaspell and Sophie Treadwell. London: Routledge, 2008. Print.

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In her chapter on Chains of Dew, Ozieblo comes back on some of the main themes raised in the play.

Papke, Mary E. Susan Glaspell: A Research and Production Sourcebook. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1993. Print.

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Pakpe offers a detailed summary of Chains of Dew and information about the reviews written on the early production of the play.

Ben-Zvi, Linda, and J. Ellen Gainor, eds. Susan Glaspell : The Complete Plays. Jefferson: McFarland & Company, 2010. Print.

Recommended by Emeline Jeanne Jouve

In their introduction to Chains of Dew preceding the script of the play, Ben-Zvi and Gainor briefly come back on the cultural background of the play and discuss its 1922 première.

Gainor, J. Ellen. Susan Glaspell in Context: American Theater, Culture, and Politics 1915-48. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2001. Print.

Recommended by Emeline Jeanne Jouve

Adopting a cultural studies approach to the author’s play, Gainor comes back on the specific cultural context which inspired Glaspell

Noe, Marcia.“The New Woman in the Plays of Susan Glaspell.” Staging a Cultural Paradigm: The Political and the Personal in American Drama. Ed. Barbara Ozieblo and Miriam Lopez-Rodriguez. Bern: Peter Lang, 2002. 149-62. Print.

Recommended by Emeline Jeanne Jouve

In her article focusing on Glaspell’s dramatization of the New Woman in her plays, Noe shows how the playwright stages the tensions between the notions of traditional and unconventional

Ben-Zvi, Linda, and J. Ellen Gainor, eds. Susan Glaspell : The Complete Plays. Jefferson: McFarland & Company, 2010. Print.

Recommended by Emeline Jeanne Jouve

In their introduction to Chains of Dew preceding the script of the play, Ben-Zvi and Gainor briefly come back on the cultural background of the play and discuss its 1922 première.

Gainor, J. Ellen. Susan Glaspell in Context: American Theater, Culture, and Politics 1915-48. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2001. Print.

Recommended by Emeline Jeanne Jouve

Adopting a cultural studies approach to the author’s play, Gainor comes back on the specific cultural context which inspired Glaspell

Noe, Marcia.“The New Woman in the Plays of Susan Glaspell.” Staging a Cultural Paradigm: The Political and the Personal in American Drama. Ed. Barbara Ozieblo and Miriam Lopez-Rodriguez. Bern: Peter Lang, 2002. 149-62. Print.

Recommended by Emeline Jeanne Jouve

In her article focusing on Glaspell’s dramatization of the New Woman in her plays, Noe shows how the playwright stages the tensions between the notions of traditional and unconventional

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