Dorothy Parker


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United States writer noted for her sharp wit (1893-1967)

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It also collects portraits of Ernest Hemingway, Dorothy Parker, Truman Capote, JFK, Marilyn Monroe, Lee Harvey Oswald, Madonna, Bill Clinton, and others as they appeared in some of his best magazine pieces.
of Washington) examines how stories of emotional trauma and psychological stress impacted 150 journalist-turned-novelists and journalist-literary figures in the US and UK from the early 1700s to today, like Charles Dickens, Edgar Allan Poe, Ernest Hemingway, Elie Wiesel, Dorothy Parker, Jack London, Virginia Woolf, and Truman Capote.
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The Powel Crosley Theater returns to the Crosley Estate with an evening of scary stories presided over by the ghosts of Oscar Wilde, Dorothy Parker and George Bernard Shaw.
Parish Eucharist on Sunday was celebrated by the Rev Geoff Bamford when lessons were read by Susan Barber and Dorothy Parker.
Built at the turn of the 19th century, the Algonquin became famous for its Round Table, a circle of writers and actors that frequented the hotel, including Robert Benchley, Dorothy Parker, and Robert Sherwood.
Watson wasn't perfect, however, and made some baffling errors such as coming up with Dorothy Parker instead of The Elements of Style and repeating other contestants' mistakes.
The cross-dressing troubadour, whom I described as a cross between Oscar Wilde and Dorothy Parker - and I can't praise higher than that - was, with the other frockwearing housemate Dennis Rodman, the only lasting friend I made in BB.
This poem shares common ground with her wittier, younger compatriot, Dorothy Parker.
FORMER US President Calvin Coolidge slept so much that, when he died, the writer Dorothy Parker remarked "How can they tell?
I wonder if Joel Derfner understands that most of his predecessors (teachers) could not be out to teenage students, even consider cracking jokes that imply the f word, or mention Oscar Wilde's orientation ["Losing Dorothy Parker," October 7].
When it was originally published in 1934 it received plaudits from Ernest Hemingway and Dorothy Parker.
Woody Allen, Dorothy Parker, Jay McInerney, Regina Spektor, Aaron Sorkin, Groucho Marx and Sarah Silverman.
In between, to name just a few, are Dorothy Parker, Hilda Doolittle, Mark Van Doren, Robinson Jeffers, e.
It will feature anecdotes, quips and quotes from Roald Dahl, Dorothy Parker, Alan Bennett, Oscar Wilde, Michael Palin, Groucho Marx and even the Queen Mother.