Cook, George Cram

Cook, George Cram

Cook, George Cram: see Glaspell, Susan.
George Cram Cook or Jig Cook (October 7, 1873January 14, 1924) was an American novelist, poet, and playwright. He was a lover of ancient Greece, an idealist who dreamt of spiritual communism.

Cook was born in Davenport, Iowa. He died in Greece, and is buried at Delphi.

With his wife, Susan Glaspell, Cook established the Provincetown Players in 1915, an important step in the development of theatre in the United States. After completing a bachelor's degree at Harvard in 1893 he studied at the University of Heidelberg. He was a professor at Stanford University for one academic year.

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