Dorothy Parker

Standard Name: Parker, Dorothy


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Friends, Associates Sylvia Townsend Warner
Among the many literary figures personally known to STW were Theodore Francis Powys and his wife Violet (the friends who introduced her to the poet Valentine Ackland ) and novelist Nancy Cunard .
Warner, Sylvia Townsend. “Introduction”. Letters: Sylvia Townsend Warner, edited by William Maxwell, Chatto and Windus, p. vii - xvii.
Warner, Sylvia Townsend, and David Garnett. “Introduction and Editorial Materials”. Sylvia and David: The Townsend Warner / Garnett Letters, edited by Richard Garnett, Sinclair-Stevenson, p. various pages.
Friends, Associates Storm Jameson
In Ohio they met novelist Louis Bromfield , who was also hosting Blanche and Alfred Knopf . While in Dallas Jameson lunched at the Dallas News building and was seated opposite Dorothy Parker , as...
Friends, Associates Edith Sitwell
During her second American trip, those whom ES met included some of the writers previously encountered, and also Carson McCullers , Ethel Barrymore , Mary Pickford , Dorothy Parker , and Harpo Marx .
Glendinning, Victoria. Edith Sitwell. Weidenfeld & Nicolson.
Intertextuality and Influence Sara Maitland
Ellie endures a great deal during the story. Her husband leaves her, wanting a divorce. A young friend dies of AIDS and the glass teardrop she has made for him gets broken. Her brother tries...
Intertextuality and Influence Edna St Vincent Millay
Thomas Hardy (as reported by Elinor Wylie ) is believed to have said her poems were one of the only two great things in the United States, the other being the skyscraper.
Milford, Nancy. Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay. Random House.
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Textual Features Ali Smith
This volume, themed around eruptions of conflict between lovers, features short-story selections from Jhumpa Lahiri , Jackie Kay , D. H. Lawrence , Katherine Mansfield , Dorothy Parker , and Grace Paley (as in the...
Textual Features Stevie Smith
This highly unusual novel takes the form of a disconnected journal by a publisher's secretary named Pompey, an alienated but irrepressible member of the disregarded female work-force, who is clearly an alter-ego for SS ...
Textual Features G. B. Stern
A listing of books which GBS feels to be particularly her own includes Jane Austen , Edna St Vincent Millay , Dorothy Parker , and Rebecca West 's essays. But most of the women authors...


: The Hollywood Anti-Nazi League was founded...

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The Hollywood Anti-Nazi League was founded at the heart of the US motion picture industry.

September 1947: The US House Committee for Un-American Activities...

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September 1947

The USHouse Committee for Un-American Activities (HUAC) began issuing subpoenas to leading figures in the entertainment industry, three years before the communist witch-hunting of Senator Joseph McCarthy made him a household name.


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