The Heidi Chronicles | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Phyllis Jane Rose

This literature criticism consists of approximately 11 pages of analysis & critique of The Heidi Chronicles.
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Critical Essay by Phyllis Jane Rose

SOURCE: "Dear Heidi: An Open Letter to Dr. Holland," in American Theatre, Vol. 6, No. 7, October, 1989, pp. 26-9, 114-16.

Rose was the founder of the Roses International Women's Theater and Softball Syndicate. In the excerpt below, written in the form of a letter dated 1 October 1989 to the protagonist of The Heidi Chronicles, she accuses the play's eponymous heroine of complicitly participating in the oppression of women and challenges her to actively oppose the patriarchal ways of contemporary society.

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