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  • Hardcover
  • 157
  • Constant Reader
  • Dorothy Parker
  • English
  • 11 September 2018
  • 9780670239160

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characters Constant Reader Dorothy Parker ☆ 8 free read summary Constant Reader 108 A column about books signed 'Constant Reader' ran in The New Yorker almost every week from October 1927 through May 1928 and intermittently thereafter until 1933 It was an open secret that 'Constant Reader' was Dorothy Parker though her name never appeared Her original books of poems and short stories were being published in those same years but no one co. This Dorothy Parker book is a collection of her literary criticism It seems to me she was the Maureen Dowd of her day Though she was somewhat limited in subject matter it was the 1920s and 30s after all she manages to comment on wide ranging social issues through her review of literature She is scathingly witty a great writer and generous with praise when it s well deserved

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characters Constant Reader Dorothy Parker ☆ 8 free read summary Constant Reader 108 Viewing Without pretending to the Higher Criticism they were still far from being merely fun In the close knit literary world of the late twenties and early thirties they often made or unmade reputations And time has confirmed most of her judgmentsOf the forty six Constant Reader pieces that appeared thirty one have been reprinted here in whole or in part. You wouldn t think that a book of 90 year old book reviews would be the highlight of a 24 hour readathon You probably would also not think that a book of 90 year old book reviews would make you cackle out loud sometimes to the point of tears every other pageYou probably would only think those things if you d never read any Dorothy Parker though That woman was a goddamned national treasure

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characters Constant Reader Dorothy Parker ☆ 8 free read summary Constant Reader 108 Llected the Constant Reader pieces partly perhaps because of the convention of pseudonymity which would have prevented the use of her name Yet these light hearted essays about reading and writing played as much part in creating the Parker legend and were as much a part of the times as her stories and poems They were a new and very personal kind of book re. ROTFL