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Neith Boyce
American, novelist, playwright, journalist and theatre performer. She married Hutchins Hapgood on 1899; and with others, founded the Provincetown Players. Boyce’s plays featured plots that focused on women’s sexuality, personal relationships, and agency.
Neith Boyce


(partial list)

  • The Forerunner (1903) IA
  • The Folly of Others (1904) short stories hathitrust
    • A Provident Woman
    • Constancy
    • The Forbidden
    • The Mother
    • Molly
    • Two Women
    • Sophia
    • The Head of the House
    • The Sands of the Green River
  • The Eternal Spring (1906) IA
  • Two Sons (1917)
  • Proud Lady (1923)
  • Harry: A Portrait (1923)

Individual short worksEdit



Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1924.

The author died in 1951, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 60 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.