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A Jury of Her Peers



Susan Glaspell adapted her play Trifles into this short story, published in 1917. Inspired by a case Glaspell covered as a court reporter, “A Jury of Her Peers” tells the story of the search for evidence in the case of Minnie Wright who is accused of murdering her husband.


Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves


  • PS3513.L35



Circulating Books – A Selected List


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

                     Call Number: PS3513.L35 Z86 1995

  • Ben-Zvi, Linda. Susan Glaspell: Her Life and Times. 2005.

                      Call Number: PS3513.L35 Z595 2005

  • Carpentier, Martha C. The Major Novels of Susan Glaspell. 2001.

                     Call Number: PS3513.L35 Z63 2001



LINCCWeb Online Catalog – Search Terms


  • Glaspell, Susan



Reference Materials


  • Drama Criticism –  Call Number: REF PN1625 .D72

o   Vol. 10, pg. 145, 162, 183, 199, 204-5

  • Masterplots II: Short Story Series (Revised Edition) –  Call Number: REF PN3326 .M27 2004

o   Vol. 4, pg. 2165-67

  • Short Stories for Students –  Call Number: REF PN3330 .S386

o   Vol. 3, pg. 154-176

  • Short Story CriticismCall Number: REF PN3321. S5

o   Vol. 41, pg. 278-307

  • Twentieth-Century Literary CriticismCall Number: REF PN771 .G27

o   Vol. 55, pg. 250-1, 254-55, 262-4, 266



Research Databases

To access Valencia’s research databases, open your Atlas account, select ‘Search the Library’, then select ‘Databases A-Z’.


  • Academic Search Complete
  • Literature Resources from Gale


This Research Guide is designed to help users find information on a particular topic within the Valencia College East Campus Library.  This is by no means a comprehensive list of resources and other resources may be available on this topic.  Please check LINCCWeb, Valencia East’s online catalog, to verify the availability of circulating books within the library.  Feel free to ask a librarian for help if you need further assistance.

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