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The Portable Dorothy Parker, revised and enlarged edition
The Portable Dorothy Parker revised and enlarged edition Author:Dorothy Parker One of the most quotable of twentieth-century authors, Dorothy Parker has attained a wide-ranging and most enthusiastic following among critics and public alike. The marked endurance of her popularity may well be due to her deep understanding of life as expressed by a sparkling language combining tender humor, penetrating wit, and trenchant sati... more »re. This volume includes all stories and poems originally included in the 1944 Portable, which Mrs. Parker selected and arranged herself, plus uncollected later stories, reviews, articles, and the entire contents of Constant Reader, a collection of her New Yorker book reviews published in 1970.
A new introduction has been written especially for this edition by Brendan Gill of The New Yorker.« less