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During the early years of her career, while struggling to "keep body and soul apart" (as she ruefully put it later), Dorothy Parker wrote more than three hundred poems and verses for a variety of popular magazines and newspapers. Between 1926 and 1933 she collected most of these pieces in three volumes of poetry: Enough Rope, Sunset Gun, and Death and Taxes. The remaining poems and verses from America's most renowned cynic make up this volume. Eclectic and exuberant, these 122 once-forgotten gems display Parker's distinctive wit, irony, and precision, as she dissects early-twentieth-century American urban life and gleefully skewers a rich array of targets that range from personal foible to popular culture. With an authoritative, immensely entertaining, and critically acclaimed introduction by Stuart Y. Silverstein, Not Much Fun is an essential addition to the Dorothy Parker library and a welcome gift to her many admirers and devoted fans.

About the Author

Stuart Y. Silverstein is a journalist and attorney whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, National Review, and National Law Journal, among other publications. A frequent contributor to the Oxford English Dictionary, Silverstein lives in Los

Angeles, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781439143179
Author:
Silverstein, Stuart Y.
Publisher:
Scribner Book Company
Subject:
General
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
American poetry -- 20th century.
Subject:
Women poets, American
Subject:
Biography - General
Edition Description:
Reissue
Publication Date:
20091031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in

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