Historical Context

The period of the 1980s to the early 1990s forms the backdrop for much of The Sisters Rosensweig. The fall...

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The Sisters Rosensweig Literary Style

Point of View
The events of the play are told from the third person, independent of any one character’s perspective. At no...

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The Sisters Rosensweig Topics for Further Study

Critics overwhelmingly acknowledge Wasserstein’s great contribution to feminist thought as a playwright. In consideration of the feminist...

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The Sisters Rosensweig What Do I Read Next?

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (1996), by Rebecca Wells, accounts for the Ya-Yas, a circle of women whose activities seem to...

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The Sisters Rosensweig Bibliography and Further Reading

Sources Axelrod, Alan, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to 20th Century American History, Alpha Books, 1999, pp. 377–422.


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The Sisters Rosensweig Bibliography

(Society and Self, Critical Representations in Literature)

Suggested Readings

Finn, William. “Sister Act.” Vogue, September, 1992, 360.

Hoban, Phoebe. The Family Wasserstein. New York 26 (January 4, 1993): 32-37.

Shapiro, Walter. “Chronicler of Frayed Feminism.” Time, March 27, 1989, 90-92.

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