This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for

Dorothy Parker

Author, Poet, Critic (22-Aug-1893 — 7-Jun-1967)


Randall Calhoun. Dorothy Parker: A Bio-Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group. 1992. 192pp.

John Keats. You Might as Well Live: The Life and Times of Dorothy Parker. New York: Simon and Schuster. 1970. 319pp.

Arthur F. Kinney. Dorothy Parker Revisited. Twayne. 1998. 201pp.

Marion Meade. Dorothy Parker: What Fresh Hell Is This?. Villard Books. 1988. 459pp.

Marion Meade. Bobbed Hair and Bathtub Gin: Writers Running Wild in the Twenties. New York: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday. 2004. Subjects are Zelda Fitzgerald, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Dorothy Parker, and Edna Ferber.

Sondra Melzer. The Rhetoric of Rage: Women in Dorothy Parker. Pieterlen, Switzerland: Peter Lang. 1997.

Rhonda S. Pettit. A Gendered Collision: Sentimentalism and Modernism in Dorothy Parker's Poetry and Fiction. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. 2000.

Rhonda S. Pettit (editor). The Critical Waltz: Essays on the Work of Dorothy Parker. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. 2005. 379pp.


Below are references indicating presence of this name in another database or other reference material. Most of the sources listed are encyclopedic in nature but might be limited to a specific field, such as musicians or film directors. A lack of listings here does not indicate unimportance -- we are nowhere near finished with this portion of the project -- though if many are shown it does indicate a wide recognition of this individual.

  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.545)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1125)

  9. Webster's American Biographies (p.795)

  10. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.185)

  11. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.1092)

  12. Twentieth Century Authors (p.1074)

  13. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.569)

  14. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.777)

  15. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.557)

  16. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.361)

  17. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.386)

  18. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.4, p.14)

  19. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.831)

  20. Biographical Dictionary of the Left (vol.4, pp.536-39)

  21. Obituaries from the Times 1961-1970 (p.618)

  22. Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States (p.652)

  23. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.12)

Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile

Copyright ©2019 Soylent Communications