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United States Authors Series - Dorothy Parker Revisited (United States Authors Series)

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Twayne s United States Authors Series Series Editors: Frank Day, Clemson University Joseph M. Flora, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Pattie Cowell, Colorado State University Ruth K.

MacDonald A volume in Twayne s Authors Series of literary criticism offers a critical introduction to the life and work of a particular writer, to the history and influence of a literary movement, or to Pages:   : Dorothy Parker, Revised (Twayne's United States Authors Series) (): Kinney, Arthur F.: BooksAuthor: Arthur F.

Kinney. (Twayne’s United States Authors Series) By Arthur F. Kinney Twayne Publishing () Hardcover, pages [Buy via Amazon] If you are seeking literary criticism of Dorothy Parker, this is the book for you. A volume in the respected “Twayne’s U.S. Authors Series”, it offers a critical introduction to the life and work of Dorothy Parker.

A critical and appreciative reassessment of the work of Parker. The author briefly examines her life and the influences on her writings, and then discusses her works in more detail. He argues that her poetry, fiction, and criticism reveal language of a dialogic nature, and that what many have seen as monotonal and trivial in her work is in fact a compound of confused and complicated voicings.

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Fitzpatrick Donald Books/iUniverse () Hardcover, Softcover, E-Book, pages [Buy via Amazon] The groundbreaking Broadway reviews of the inestimable Dorothy Parker are collected in one volume.

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The author of six books, he is the first-ever winner of the National Press Club’s humor award and a two-time finalist for the Thurber Prize for American Humor. He has been called a “Swiftian satirist” (The Wall Street Journal), and “America’s satire king” (The Daily Beast).

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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 short story ‘Big Blonde,’ and she cowrote the film A Star Is Born. Politics United States International Human Rights Climate Change Election Dorothy Parker and Alan Campbell at their farmhouse in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, -night schedules.

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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.

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Taking the reader through the New York that inspired, and was in turn inspired by, the formidable Mrs. Parker, this guide uses rarely seen archival photographs from her life to illustrate Dorothy Parker's development as a writer, a formidable wit, and a public persona.

Her favorite bars and salons as well as her homes and offices, most of which are still intact, are uncovered. Dorothy Parker is known for witty short stories, some of which have characters who are self-absorbed or who have inefficient communication styles.

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Along with Robert Benchley, Alexander Woollcott, and the rest of the Algonquin Round Table, she dominated American popular literature in the s and s.