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Dorothy Parker Marion Meade
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Complete Poems

Dorothy Parker Marion Meade


Penguin Classics

Poetry by individual poets


464 pages

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Best remembered as a member of the Algonquin Round Table, the fabled Jazz Age literay coterie, Dorothy Parker built a reputations as one of the era's most beloved poets. Parker's satirical wit and sharp-edged humour earned her a reputation as the wittiest woman in America. This Penguin Classics edition of her poetry - the companion to Parker's Complete Stories and 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.

By:   Dorothy Parker
Introduction by:   Marion Meade
Imprint:   Penguin Classics
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 196mm,  Width: 134mm,  Spine: 19mm
Weight:   316g
ISBN:   9780143106081
ISBN 10:   0143106082
Pages:   464
Publication Date:   July 2010
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Dorothy Parker (1893-1967) was a celebrated poet, short story writer, critic, and an Oscar-nominated screenwriter. Much of her work was published in magazines including Vanity Fair and The New Yorker. Marion Meade is the author of Dorothy Parker: What Fresh Hell Is This? and editor of The Portable Dorothy Parker. She lives in New York.


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