Wendy Wasserstein

Uncommon Women and Others

originally published:
New York


  • First Book(1978)

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born: 10/18/1950
died: 1/30/2006
born as: Wendy Wasserstein

Playwright whose work probes, with humor and sensibility, the situation of college-educated women and their responses to their own aspirations and to the feminism of the late 1960s. Her drama The Heidi Chronicles (1989) was awarded both a Pulitzer Prize and an AntoinettePerry Award in 1989. Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature