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Parker, Dorothy 1893-1967

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The portable Dorothy Parker by Dorothy Parker( Book )

151 editions published between 1944 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most quotable of twentieth-century authors, Dorothy Parker has attained a wide-ranging and enthusiastic following. This revised and enlarged edition, with an introduction by Brendan Gill, comprises the original 1944 Portable, as selected and arranged by Dorothy Parker herself and including all her most celebrated poems and stories, along with a selection of her later stories, play reviews, articles, book reviews from Esquire, and the complete Constant Reader, her collected New Yorker book reviews. - Back cover
The collected stories of Dorothy Parker by Dorothy Parker( Book )

51 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy Parker's quips and light verse have become part of the American literary landscape, but, as this collection of her complete short stories demonstrates, 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
American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
A star is born by George Cukor( Visual )

97 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fading star meets an aspiring actress, falls in love with and marries her. Her career skyrockets, while his continues to fade with tragic results
Saboteur by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

47 editions published between 1942 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barry Kane is a Los Angeles aircraft factory worker who witnesses a Nazi agent firebombing his plant. However, it is Barry who is accused of the fiery sabotage, and to clear his name he sets off on a desperate, action-packed cross-country chase that takes him from Boulder Dam to New York's Radio City Music Hall to the top of the Statue of Liberty. Hitchcock's first film with an all-American cast moves with breakneck speed toward its final heart-pounding confrontation, and remains a suspense classic
The collected poetry of Dorothy Parker by Dorothy Parker( Book )

26 editions published between 1926 and 1967 in English and Dutch and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laments for the living by Dorothy Parker( Book )

41 editions published between 1930 and 1995 in English and Swedish and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these 24 short stories, Parker blends irony and humor on topics ranging from the battle of the sexes to love affairs and family feuds
Constant Reader by Dorothy Parker( Book )

16 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thirty-one, in part or in full, of the forty-six Constant Reader pieces are gathered here for the first time in book form. They not only belong with the body of her work, but also express the essence of the period in a telling way" -- Front jacket flap
Candide by Voltaire( Recording )

7 editions published between 1963 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this witty political satire, a gentleman plagued by misfortune clings to the belief that all is for the best. Voltaire mocks the eternal optimist philosophy of his day that proclaimed human and natural disasters part of a larger cosmic plan
Not much fun : the lost poems of Dorothy Parker by Dorothy Parker( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy Parker wrote more than three hundred poems and verses for a variety of popular magazines and newspapers during the early years of her literary career. She collected most of these pieces in three volumes of poetry, Enough Rope, Sunset Gun and Death and Taxes. It is the remaining poems and verses, the ones that she failed to collect and whose very existence has been unknown to most of the general public for more than half a century, that comprise this volume. Eclectic and exuberant, the 122 forgotten poems and verses display the raw talent and dexterity of America's most renowned cynic. Some are topical, providing gimlet-eyed commentary on urban life from the First World War through the mid-twenties. With incomparable wit, Parker dissects contemporary fads and, in the raucous "Hate Verses," gleefully maligns most facets of humanity and popular culture, from husbands and wives to bohemians, slackers, summer resorts and movies. Some of the pieces are rare examples of Parker's experimentation with structured poetic forms. Others are more personal, celebrating her love of animals or scrutinizing the perils of passion. Notoriously - and irrationally - critical of her own work, Parker chose not to include this poetry in her previous collections. Nonetheless, many of the lost poems compare with her best, and nearly all display the distinctive wit, irony and precision that continue to attract succeeding generations of readers. In an authoritative and immensely entertaining introduction, Stuart Y. Silverstein recounts Parker's celebrated career
After such pleasures by Dorothy Parker( Book )

43 editions published between 1932 and 1968 in 4 languages and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete poems by Dorothy Parker( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects the complete verse of the witty and multi-talented American writer
Collected poems : not so deep as a well by Dorothy Parker( Book )

12 editions published between 1931 and 1942 in English and Undetermined and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death and taxes by Dorothy Parker( Book )

23 editions published between 1931 and 1939 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enough rope : poems by Dorothy Parker( Book )

28 editions published between 1926 and 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parker's first book of light, witty, and sometimes cynical verse was a best-seller when it appeared in 1926
Sunset gun : poems by Dorothy Parker( Book )

27 editions published between 1928 and 1941 in English and Undetermined and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ladies of the corridor by Dorothy Parker( Book )

15 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loosely based on Parker's life, this is a searing drama about women living on their own in a New York residence hotel. With husbands dead and children, if any, too busy for aging parents, the ladies are empty-nesters struggling with lives that have lost their centers
The poetry and short stories of Dorothy Parker by Dorothy Parker( Book )

9 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetry and short stories by American author Dorothy Parker, who got her start as a caption writer for Vogue and was instrumental in forming the character of the New Yorker magazine at its founding in 1925
Candide : a comic operetta based on Voltaire's satire by Leonard Bernstein( Book )

3 editions published between 1957 and 1958 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bucks County Playhouse, under the direction of Michael Ellis, 1958 season, Lester Osterman and Hillard Elkins present Martyn Green, Robert Rounseville, Irra Petina, in "Candide," a concert version of a musical based on Voltaire, intoducing Mary Costa, also starring Lee Bergere, music by Leonard Bernstein, book by Lillian Hellman, lyrics by Richard Wilbur, other lyrics by John Latouche and Dorothy Parker, concet adaptation by Mike Stewart, musical direction by Samuel Krachmalnick, entire production directed by David Alexander, production design and lighting by W. Broderick Hackett and David Hale Hand
Dorothy Parker by Dorothy Parker( Book )

37 editions published between 1944 and 1971 in 4 languages and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bevat gedichten en verhalen van de Amerikaanse schrijfster (1893-1967)
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Constant Reader.

Constant Reader 1893-1967

Dorotė Parker

Dorothy Parker American poet, short story writer, critic and satirist

Dorothy Parker Amerikaans auteur

Dorothy Parker amerykańska pisarka i poetka

Dorothy Parker écrivaine américaine

Dorothy Parker scrittrice, poetessa e giornalista statunitense

Dorothy Parker US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Parker, Dorothy

Parker, Dorothy 1893-1967

Parker, Dorothy Ragon

Parker, Dorothy Rothschild.

Parker, Dorothy Rothschild 1892-1967

Parker, Dorothy Rothschild 1893-1967

Parker, Doroti 1893-1967

Pārkere, Doroteja 1893-1967

Rothschild, Dorothy 1893-1967

Ντόροθι Πάρκερ

Дороти Паркер

Дороти Паркър

Дороті Паркер

Паркер, Дороти 1893-1967

Паркер, Дороти американская писательница и поэтесса

דורותי פרקר

פארקר, דורותי

פארקר, דורותי 1893־1967

פראקער, דורותי

פרקר, דורותי רוטשילד

دوروتی پارکر شاعر، نویسنده و منتقد آمریکایی

دوروثي باركر

دۆرۆتهی پارکەر

डोरोथी पार्कर

ഡൊറോത്തി പാർക്കർ

დოროთი პარკერი

도로시 파커

파커, 도로시 1893-1967




The collected stories of Dorothy ParkerAmerican poetry : the twentieth centurySaboteurNot much fun : the lost poems of Dorothy ParkerComplete poemsThe ladies of the corridorThe poetry and short stories of Dorothy Parker