Neith Boyce


Neith Boyce

Neith Boyce Hapgood (March 21, 1872 - Franklin, Indiana – December 2, 1951 - Richmond, New Hampshire) was a U.S. novelist and playwright. She married Hutchins Hapgood on June 22, 1899. Together with Susan Glaspell, George Cram Cook, and others, they founded the Provincetown Players.

Major works include: The Forerunner (1903), The Folly of Others (1904), Eternal Spring (1906), The Bond (1908), Two Sons (1917), Proud Lady (1923), Harry: A Portrait (1923), and the play "Winter's Night"(1927).

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