The Sisters Rosensweig | Critical Review by Alex Raksin

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

SOURCE: Raksin, Alex. Review of The Sisters Rosensweig, by Wendy Wasserstein. Los Angeles Times Book Review (30 May 1993): 6.

In the following review, Raksin focuses on the relationship between the plot and the characterizations of the protagonists in The Sisters Rosensweig, underscoring the play's central theme.

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 [The Sisters Rosensweig]. Sara, a 54-year-old British financier with “the biggest balls at the Hong...

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