Susan Keating Glaspell: Fugitive's Return (3447 words)

Download PDF Save to Bookshelf Share on Facebook Tweet Report an Error

On March 1, 1922 Susan Glaspell and her husband, George Cram Cook sailed for Greece to fulfil a lifelong dream of Cook’s. They were leaving behind the Provincetown Players, the innovative American little theatre in Greenwich Village that they, along with others, had originated on the wharf in Provincetown, and nurtured and sustained for the last seven years. Over those years Glaspell with Eugene O’Neill, had significantly contributed to the birth of a native American drama with the eleven plays she had written and produced with the group. Glaspell and Cook were leaving the theatre at a crisis point in its direction and leadership that had resulted in “an insurmountable schism between Cook’s vision and O’Neill’s, between …



Citation:
Carpentier, Martha. "Fugitive's Return". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 26 October 2006
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/sworks.php?rec=true&UID=16007, accessed 21 October 2017.]


Save this article

If you need to create a new bookshelf to save this article in, please make sure that you are logged in, then go to your 'Account' here.