Anne Roiphe (born December 25, 1935) is an American writer and journalist. She is best known as a first-generation feminist, and author of the novel Up The Sandbox (1970), which was filmed as a starring vehicle for Barbra Streisand in 1972. In 1996, Salon called the book "a feminist classic."
Roiphe was born and raised in New York City. She graduated from the Brearley School ... more »
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We also have to make sure our children know the history of women. Tell them the rotten truth: It wasn't always possible for women to become doctors or managers or insurance people. Let them be armed w...Anne Roiphe (20th century), U.S. author. "Raising Daughters," Working Women (April 1994).
''Is it possible that my sons-in-law will do toilets? If we raise boys to know that diapers need to be changed and refrigerators need to be cleaned, there's hope for the next generation.''Anne Roiphe (20th century), U.S. author. "Raising Daughters," Working Women (April 1994).