Dorothy Parker

Dorothy Parker

Dorothy Parker (August 22, 1893-June 7, 1967) was an American short-story writer, poet, and critic. Her most famous works include A Star Is Born and Big Blonde. She was a founding member of the Algonquin Round Table.1

Works

Story collections

  • Laments for the Living (1930)
  • After Such Pleasures (1933)
  • Here Lies: The Collected Stories of Dorothy Parker (1939)
  • Collected Stories (1942)
  • The Portable Dorothy Parker (1944)

Poetry collections

  • Enough Rope (1926)
  • Sunset Gun (1928)
  • Death and Taxes (1931)
  • Collected Poems: Not So Deep as a Well (1936)
  • Collected Poetry (1944)
  • Not Much Fun: The Lost Poems of Dorothy Parker (1996)
  • Not Much Fun: The Lost Poems of Dorothy Parker 2nd Edition (2009)

Plays

  • Close Harmony (1929)
  • Ladies of the Corridor (1953)

Screenplays

  • 1936: Suzy (1936)
  • A Star is Born (1937)
  • Sweethearts (1938)
  • Trade Winds (1938)
  • Week-End for Three (1941)
  • Saboteur (1942)
  • Smash-Up, the Story of a Woman (1947)
  • The Fan (1949)

See also

External Links

References

1. “Dorothy Parker.” Encyclopedia Britannica. Accessed September 2, 2020.

%d bloggers like this: