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Dorothy Parker (August 22, 1893 — June 7, 1967) was an American poet and satirist, best known for her wit, wisecracks, and sharp 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 member of the Algonquin Round Table. Following the breakup of the circle, Parker traveled to Hollywood to pursue screenwriting. Her successes there, including two Academy Award nominations, were curtailed as her involvement in left-wing politics led to a place on the infamous Hollywood blacklist.

Parker went through three marriages (two to the same man) and survived several suicide attempts, but grew increasingly dependent on alcohol. Dismissive of her own talents, she deplored her reputation as a "wisecracker". Nevertheless, her literary output and her sparkling wit have endured.

Early Life   more

Algonquin Round Table Years   more

Hollywood   more

Later Life   more

Posthumous Honors   more

Pastiches and Fictional Portrayals   more

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Total Books: 93
Dorothy Parker Complete Broadway 19181923
Una rubia imponente
2013 - Una Rubia Imponente (Other)
ISBN-13: 9788415717355
ISBN-10: 8415717350
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Ladies of the Corridor
2011 - The Ladies of the Corridor (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780573611346
ISBN-10: 0573611343
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Du warst ganz prima
2011 - Du Warst Ganz Prima (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783036955896
ISBN-10: 3036955895

Bon Bons Bourbon and Bon Mots Stories from the Algonquin Round Table
2010 - Bon Bons Bourbon and Bon Mots Stories From the Algonquin Round Table (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781934255346
ISBN-10: 1934255343
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

Complete Poems
2010 - Complete Poems (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780143106081
ISBN-10: 0143106082
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

Not Much Fun The Lost Poems of Dorothy Parker
2009 - Not Much Fun the Lost Poems of Dorothy Parker (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781439143179
ISBN-10: 143914317X
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

2007 - Nonsenseorship [Dodo Press] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781406531626
ISBN-10: 1406531626

Selected Readings from The Portable Dorothy Parker
Essential Parker CD Includes Big Blonde Mrs Post Enlarges on Etiquette Horsie
The Portable Dorothy Parker
2006 - The Portable Dorothy Parker (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780143039532
ISBN-10: 0143039539
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.

Narrativa completa/ Complete Stories
2006 - Narrativa Completa/ Complete Stories [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788497933469
ISBN-10: 849793346X
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Dorothy Parker Audio Collection
2004 - The Dorothy Parker Audio Collection (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9780060597894
ISBN-10: 0060597895
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Books on CD

New Yorker Geschichten
2003 - New Yorker Geschichten (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783036951133
ISBN-10: 303695113X

Narrativa Completa De Dorothy Parker
2003 - Narrativa Completa De Dorothy Parker [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788426413406
ISBN-10: 8426413404

Complete Stories
2002 - Complete Stories (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780142437216
ISBN-10: 0142437212
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.

Articles et critiques
2002 - Articles Et Critiques (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782264034144
ISBN-10: 2264034149

Hymnes  la haine
2002 - Hymnes La Haine (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782859408039
ISBN-10: 2859408037

The Uncollected Dorothy Parker
2001 - The Uncollected Dorothy Parker (Other)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780715631355
ISBN-10: 0715631357
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Collected Dorothy Parker
2001 - The Collected Dorothy Parker [Penguin Modern Classics] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780141182582
ISBN-10: 014118258X
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Best of Dorothy Parker
2000 - The Best of Dorothy Parker (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780715630242
ISBN-10: 0715630245
Genre: Literature & Fiction

1995 - Dorothy Parker Selected Stories [Big Blonde, Too Bad, Song of Shirt, Mr. Durant, Diary of a New York Lady, Standard of Living, The Garter] (Audio Cassette)
1995 - The Sayings of Dorothy Parker [Duckworth Sayings Series] (Paperback)
Una Dama Neoyorquina [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)