The Sisters Rosensweig | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Alex Raskin

This literature criticism consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis & critique of The Sisters Rosensweig.
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Critical Review by Alex Raskin

SOURCE: A review of The Sisters Rosensweig, in Los Angeles Times Book Review, May 30, 1993, p. 6.

In the following review, Raskin offers a mixed assessment of The Sisters Rosensweig.

One reason Wendy Wasserstein's characters are so compelling is that they have been invented by such a half-breed: a feminist playwright who can't seem to ignore the enticing call of the comfy Jewish suburban family. You can hear this call in the play that won her the Pulitzer Prize, The Heidi Chronicles, which ended happily when the heroine adopts a baby to raise on her own. And you can feel it intimately in the relationship at the center of this play. Sara, a 54-year-old British financier with "the biggest balls at the Hong Kong/Shanghai bank," "no longer sees the necessity for romance" until she meets Merv...

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This section contains 324 words
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