Wendy Wasserstein


Born
in Brooklyn, New York, The United States
October 18, 1950

Died
January 30, 2006

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Wendy Wasserstein was an award-winning American playwright and an Andrew Dickson White Professor-at-Large at Cornell University. She was the recipient of the Tony Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

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3.74 avg rating — 1,630 ratings — published 1988 — 10 editions
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Elements of Style

3.03 avg rating — 1,528 ratings — published 2006 — 13 editions
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3.63 avg rating — 483 ratings — published 1993 — 9 editions
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Uncommon Women and Others

3.72 avg rating — 372 ratings — published 1978 — 2 editions
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Shiksa Goddess

3.66 avg rating — 324 ratings — published 2001 — 9 editions
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An American Daughter

3.56 avg rating — 238 ratings — published 1998 — 8 editions
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Isn't it Romantic

3.48 avg rating — 155 ratings — published 1998
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Sloth

3.23 avg rating — 200 ratings — published 2004 — 12 editions
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Third

3.73 avg rating — 81 ratings — published 2008
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“Don't live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable.”
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“The trick. . .is to find the balance between the bright colors of humor and the serious issues of identity, self-loathing, and the possibility for intimacy and love when it seems no longer possible or, sadder yet, no longer necessary.”
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“Anyone who is considered funny will tell you, sometimes without even your asking, that deep inside they are very serious, neurotic, introspective people.”
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