Susan Glaspell

1876 - 1948

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Susan Keating Glaspell (July 1, 1876 – July 28, 1948) was an American playwright, novelist, journalist and actress. With her husband George Cram Cook, she founded the Provincetown Players, the first modern American theatre company.First known for her short stories (fifty were published), Glaspell is known also to have written nine novels, fifteen plays, and a biography. Often set in her native Midwest, these semi-autobiographical tales typically explore contemporary social issues, such as gender, ethics, and dissent, while featuring deep, sympathetic characters who make principled stands. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Susan Glaspell has received more than 201,813 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Susan Glaspell is the 5,362nd most popular writer, the 10,995th most popular biography from United States and the 829th most popular American Writer.

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Among writers, Susan Glaspell ranks 5,362 out of 5,794Before her are William Kamkwamba, Ihor Pavlyuk, Vachel Lindsay, Zakhar Prilepin, Louise Erdrich, and Serhiy Zhadan. After her are Dmitry Bykov, Lidija Dimkovska, Helle Helle, Sarah Josepha Hale, Howard Gordon, and Helen Gurley Brown.

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Among people born in 1876, Susan Glaspell ranks 162Before her are Clara Blandick, Zitkala-Sa, Carl Ruggles, James Larkin, James Scullin, and William Farnum. After her are Sol Plaatje and Sophia Duleep Singh. Among people deceased in 1948, Susan Glaspell ranks 148Before her are Mary Eaton, Frank Benford, Warren William, King Baggot, Yellapragada Subbarow, and Florence Augusta Merriam Bailey. After her are Gertrude Atherton and Sophia Duleep Singh.

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Among people born in United States, Susan Glaspell ranks 10,995 out of 15,968Before her are Eric Wynalda (1969), Deron Williams (1984), Frank Ocean (1987), Joseph Campanella (1924), Sonequa Martin-Green (1985), and Loretta Lynch (1959). After her are Jessica Meir (1977), Katrina Leskanich (1960), Ben Cardin (1943), Barbara Jordan (1936), Lynne Thigpen (1948), and Andrea Mead Lawrence (1932).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Susan Glaspell ranks 829Before her are Ronald D. Moore (1964), Lauren Kate (1981), John Seigenthaler (1927), Jane Smiley (1949), Vachel Lindsay (1879), and Louise Erdrich (1954). After her are Sarah Josepha Hale (1788), Howard Gordon (1961), Helen Gurley Brown (1922), Naomi Novik (1973), Nat Hentoff (1925), and Scott Westerfeld (1963).