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Dorothy Parker

Dorothy ParkerAKA Dorothy Rothschild Parker

Born: 22-Aug-1893
Birthplace: West End, NJ
Died: 7-Jun-1967
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered at NAACP Headquarters, Baltimore, MD)

Gender: Female
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author, Poet, Critic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Constant Reader known for acerbic quips

Father: J. Henry Rothschild
Mother: Elizabeth Martin Rothschild
Husband: Edwin Pond Parker III (m. 1916, div. 1928)
Slept with: Charles MacArthur (1922)
Husband: Alan Campbell (bisexual, b. 1904, m. 1933, div. 1947, m. again 1950, d. 1963)

    High School: Miss Dana's School, Morristown, NJ

    Hollywood Anti-Fascist League
    Hollywood Anti-Nazi League Founding Member (1936)
    NAACP
    Vanity Fair Drama Critic (1917-20)
    The New Yorker Book Reviewer, Constant Reader (1927-33)
    Abortion 1923
    Suicide Attempt 1923
    Suicide Attempt 1925
    Took the Fifth 1955
    Algonquin Round Table
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism

Author of books:
Enough Rope (1926, poetry)
Sunset Gun (1928)
Laments for the Living (1930, short stories)
Death and Taxes (1932)
After Such Pleasures (1933, short stories)
Collected Poems, Not So Deep as a Well (1936, poetry)
Here Lies (1939, short stories)
The Ladies of the Corridor (1952, with Arnaud d'Usseau)


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