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Complete Poems

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ISBN-10: 0143106082

ISBN-13: 9780143106081

Edition: 2010 (Revised)

Authors: Dorothy Parker, Marion Meade

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The firecracker verse of a true American original Best remembered as a member of the Algonquin Round Table, the fabled Jazz Age literary coterie, Dorothy Parker built a reputation as one of the era's most beloved poets. Parker's satirical wit and sharp-edged humor earned her a reputation as the wittiest woman in America. This Penguin Classics edition of her poetry-the companion to Parker's Complete Storiesand introduced by her noted biographer, Marion Meade-is the only complete collection available, showcasing the dry quips and piercingly introspective verse of a writer whose legend continues to fascinate.
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date: 4/6/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Poet and short story writer Dorothy Parker was born in New Jersey. When she was 5, her mother died and her father, a clothes salesman, remarried. Parker had a great antipathy toward her stepmother and refused to speak to her. She attended parochial school and Miss Dana's school in Morristown, New Jersey for a brief time before dropping out at age 14. A voracious reader, she decided to pursue a career in literature. She began her career by writing verse as well as captions for a fashion magazine. During the years of her greatest fame, Dorothy Parker was known primarily as a writer of light verse, an essential member of the Algonquin Round Table, and a caustic and witty critic of literature…