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Dorothy Parker

Author : Marion Meade
ISBN : 1101462191
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Marion Meade's engrossing and comprehensive biography of one of the twentieth century's most captivating women In this lively, absorbing biography, Marion Meade illuminates both the charm and the dark side of Dorothy Parker, exploring her days of wicked wittiness at the Algonquin Round Table with the likes of Robert Benchley, George Kaufman, and Harold Ross, and in Hollywood with S. J. Perelman, William Faulkner, and Lillian Hellman. At the dazzling center of it all, Meade gives us the flamboyant, self-destructive, and brilliant Dorothy Parker. This edition features a new afterword by Marion Meade.

Not Much Fun

Author : Dorothy Parker
ISBN : 9781439143179
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Updated with newly found material, this collection of the poet's earliest and most exuberant work includes three poems in addition to the original 120 included in the first edition, as well as an expanded introduction. Original.

Complete Stories

Author : Dorothy Parker
ISBN : 1101144033
Genre : Fiction
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As this complete collection of her short stories demonstrates, Dorothy Parker’s talents extended far beyond brash one-liners and clever rhymes. Her stories not only bring to life the urban milieu that was her bailiwick but lay bare the uncertainties and disappointments of ordinary people living ordinary lives. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Essays On Modern American Drama

Author : Dorothy Parker
ISBN : STANFORD:36105034297387
Genre : Drama
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Dorothy Parker Complete Broadway 1918 1923

Author : Dorothy Parker & Kevin C. Fitzpatrick
ISBN : 9781491722657
Genre : Humor
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"This collection covers the six years Mrs. Parker wrote a monthly theatre column, first for Vanity Fair, from 1918 to 1920, and then on Ainslee's, from 1920 to 1923"--Page xv.

The Collected Dorothy Parker

Author : Dorothy Parker
ISBN : 014118258X
Genre : Classical fiction
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"With a biting wit and perceptive insight, Dorothy Parker examines the social mores of her day and exposes the darkness beneath the dazzle." -- Provided by publisher.

Dorothy Parker In Her Own Words

Author : Dorothy Parker
ISBN : UOM:39015061328392
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Using selected and arranged passages Barry Day tells the life of Dorothy Parker.

Farewell Dorothy Parker

Author : Ellen Meister
ISBN : 9781101609231
Genre : Fiction
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When it comes to movie reviews, critic Violet Epps is a powerhouse voice. But that’s only because she’s learned to channel her literary hero Dorothy Parker, the most celebrated and scathing wit of the twentieth century. If only Violet could summon that kind of strength in her personal life. Violet visits the Algonquin Hotel in an attempt to find inspiration from the hallowed dining room where Dorothy Parker and so many other famous writers of the 1920s traded barbs, but she gets more than she bargained for when Parker’s feisty spirit rematerializes. An irreverent ghost with problems of her own—including a refusal to cross over to the afterlife—Mrs. Parker helps Violet face her fears, becoming in turn mentor and tormentor…and ultimately, friend. READERS GUIDE INSIDE

The Critical Waltz

Author : Rhonda S. Pettit
ISBN : 0838639682
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This is the first collection of critical essays devoted to the writing of Dorothy Parker. Its four part organisation reflects a necessary shift away from her identity as primarily a humorist or Jazz Age literary celebrity.

A Study Guide For Dorothy Parker S A Telephone Call

Author : Gale, Cengage
ISBN : 9780028665559
Genre : Literary Criticism
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"A Study Guide for Dorothy Parker's ""A Telephone Call"", excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Short Stories for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Short Stories for Students for all of your research needs."

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