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Her proposed epitaph for herself, quoted in Vanity Fair (June 1925)
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Regarding a character in Elinor Glyn's novel It; in her review, Madame Glyn Lectures on 'It,' with Illustrations in The New Yorker (1927-11-26)
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Her Constant Reader book review of The House at Pooh Corner by A. A. Milne, in The New Yorker (20 October 1928)
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Concerning a child actress in A. A. Milne's play Give Me Yesterday; in her review of same, Just Around Pooh Corner in The New Yorker (14 March 1931)
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Review of The House Beautiful by Channing Pollock, New Yorker (21 March 1931)
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On the most beautiful words in the English language, as quoted in The New York Herald Tribune (12 December 1932)


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Born: August 22, 1893

Died: June 7, 1967 (aged 73)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Author, poet, critic, screenwriter

Bio: Dorothy Parker was an American poet, short story writer, critic and satirist, best known for her wit, wisecracks, and eye for 20th century urban foibles.

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