History Creator / DorothyParker

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* CausticCritic: She was famous for this. In 1920, she was fired from ''Vanity Fair'', because her savage theater reviews offended powerful producers too often.
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14th Dec '15 11:42:37 PM bt8257
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'''Dorothy Parker''' (1893-1967) was an American poet, critic, and satirist, known for her [[DeadpanSnarker biting wit]]. Her written works specialized in cynicism related to love and romance, how they don't seem to work in practice as they do in idealistic works, and how even people who know this still want love and romance. Some of her shorter works are flat-out memorized in certain circles, and her influence remains in the PopculturalOsmosis for tropes about non-ideal love.

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'''Dorothy Parker''' (1893-1967) (18931967) was an American poet, critic, and satirist, known for her [[DeadpanSnarker biting wit]]. Her written works specialized in cynicism related to love and romance, how they don't seem to work in practice as they do in idealistic works, and how even people who know this still want love and romance. Some of her shorter works are flat-out memorized in certain circles, and her influence remains in the PopculturalOsmosis PopCulturalOsmosis for tropes about non-ideal love.



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19th May '15 5:07:30 PM nombretomado
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She also collaborated with various people on occasional plays and screenplays, sharing an AcademyAward nomination for the screenplay of the original ''Film/AStarIsBorn''. She's also co-written the screenplay to Creator/AlfredHitchcock film ''Film/{{Saboteur}}''.

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She also collaborated with various people on occasional plays and screenplays, sharing an AcademyAward UsefulNotes/AcademyAward nomination for the screenplay of the original ''Film/AStarIsBorn''. She's also co-written the screenplay to Creator/AlfredHitchcock film ''Film/{{Saboteur}}''.
23rd Oct '14 12:22:04 AM SeptimusHeap
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She also collaborated with various people on occasional plays and screenplays, sharing an AcademyAward nomination for the screenplay of the original ''Film/AStarIsBorn''.

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She also collaborated with various people on occasional plays and screenplays, sharing an AcademyAward nomination for the screenplay of the original ''Film/AStarIsBorn''.
''Film/AStarIsBorn''. She's also co-written the screenplay to Creator/AlfredHitchcock film ''Film/{{Saboteur}}''.
1st Aug '14 6:50:55 AM Willbyr
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* IncrediblyLamePun:
-->"''That bird only sings when she's unhappy.''"
-->--'''Alexander Woollcott'''
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* IncrediblyLamePun:
-->"''That bird only sings when she's unhappy.''"
-->--'''Alexander Woollcott'''

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* IncrediblyLamePun:
-->"''That bird only sings when she's unhappy.''"
-->--'''Alexander Woollcott'''
IncrediblyLamePun: See the first page quote.
31st Jul '14 7:12:41 PM system
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* IncrediblyLamePun:
-->"''That bird only sings when she's unhappy.''"
-->--'''Alexander Woollcott'''

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* IncrediblyLamePun:
-->"''That bird only sings when she's unhappy.''"
-->--'''Alexander Woollcott'''
IncrediblyLamePun: See the first page quote.
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