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Dorothy Parker

what fresh hell is this?

by Marion Meade

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Penguin in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Parker, Dorothy, 1893-1967,
    • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography,
    • Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMarion Meade.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3531.A5855 Z77 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 459, [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages459
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2046646M
      ISBN 100140116168
      LC Control Number88023782

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      Dorothy Parker(22 August - 7 June ) Dorothy Parker was an American poet, short story writer, critic and satirist, best known for her wit, wisecracks, and eye for 20th century urban foibles. From a conflicted and unhappy childhood, Parker rose to acclaim, both for her literary output in such venues as The New Yorker and as a founding File Size: KB. Here We Are Introduction. Back in the Roaring Twenties, Dorothy Parker was the reigning Iron Chef of caustic comments—slicing, dicing, and skewering her targets with devastating precision, before heaping wasabi on their wit-mutilated corpses.. For instance, when President Calvin Coolidge (who was famous for being a man of few words) died, Parker quipped, "How could .

      Project Gutenberg off free ebooks for Kindle, iPad, Nook, Android, and iPhone. Books by Parker, Dorothy (sorted by popularity) - Project Gutenberg Books by Written works: Men I'm Not Married To. Dorothy Parker was an American poet, writer, critic, and satirist. She was born in West End, New Jersey. Known for her biting wit, she is considered a legendary figure in English literature. She worked for publications like ‘Vanity Fair’ and ‘The New Yorker.’ Also known for her short stories, she had won the O Henry Award for her story.


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Dorothy Parker, American short-story writer, poet, screenwriter, and critic known for her witty, and often acerbic, remarks. She was one of the founders of the Algonquin Round Table, an informal literary group. Her notable works included the Dorothy Parker book story ‘Big Blonde,’ and she cowrote the.

Dorothy Parker often applied her rapier wit to book reviews she wrote as “Constant Reader” for the New Yorker from to and for Esquire from to The prevailing attitude toward Parker’s work as frivolous changed once her stories started being published in the New Yorker in the that, her work became a staple in the magazine, with frequent stories.

(Actually, this quote attributed to Parker is a paraphrase. Inthe New York Herald Tribune asked her for a list of the most beautiful words.

Dorothy said, “To me, the most beautiful word. Free download or read online The Portable Dorothy Parker pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in May 1stand was written by Dorothy Parker.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this poetry, short stories story are,/5.

Dorthy Parker was born on this day in at a beach cottage in Long Branch, New Jersey, and was raised at West 72nd Street in Manhattan. Before she died, she suggested “excuse my dust Author: Flavorwire Staff.

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It should be thrown with great force.” In the columnist Earl Wilson connected the expression to famed comedian Groucho Marx: View the profiles of people named Dorothy Parker.

Join Facebook to connect with Dorothy Parker and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: None. pages. Hardcover. 1st edition of Dorothy Parker's first book of poems. Pages pulled apart roughly at pgs 80 & 81, but not separated nor spine broken.

In excellent shape for its age. The edges and a few pages show a touch of foxing. Original owner's signature and date on endpapers. Dorothy Parker was born in West End, New Jersey, in and grew up in New York, attending a Catholic convent school and Miss Dana's School in Morristown, New Jersey.

In she sold some of her poetry to the editor of Vogue, and was subsequently given an editorial position on the magazine, writing captions for fashion photographs and then /5(11). Dorothy Parker was born in West End, New Jersey, in and grew up in New York, attending a Catholic convent school and Miss Dana's School in Morristown, New she sold some of her poetry to the editor of Vogue, and was subsequently given an editorial position on the magazine, writing captions for fashion photographs and drawings.

She then 3/5(1). Free download or read online The Poetry and Short Stories of Dorothy Parker (Modern Library) pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in August 30thand was written by Dorothy Parker.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format. The main characters of this poetry, /5. The book included more than 20 of Parker’s short stories, as well as several poems, and it was eventually published in the U.S.

under the title The Portable Dorothy Parker. Among all of the “Portable” sets from Viking Press, only Parker’s, Shakespeare’s, and the volume dedicated to the Bible have never been out of print. Dorothy Parker, Stuart Y. Silverstein ().

“Not Much Fun: The Lost Poems of Dorothy Parker”, p, Simon and Schuster This must be a gift book. Dorothy Parker’s principal writings, identified by Alexander Woolcott as “a potent distillation of nectar and wormwood,” are short stories and verse—not serious “poetry,” she claimed.Before I bought this book, I admit that I (like most people) knew of Dorothy Parker only through her pithy one-liners and wisecracks (i.e.

"men don't make passes at girls who wear glasses", or commenting that a performance of Katherine Hepburn "runs the gamut of emotions from A to B").Cited by: The Fran Lebowitz Reader brings together in one volume, with a new preface, two best sellers, Metropolitan Life and Social Studies, by an "important humorist in the classic tradition" (The New York Times Book Review) who is "the natural successor to Dorothy Parker" (British Vogue).