parker, dorothy

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Parker, Dorothy definition

A twentieth-century American author known for her often sarcastic wit. Parker wrote poems, short stories, film scripts, and reviews of plays and books. Her poetry contains some often-quoted lines, such as “Men seldom make passes / At girls who wear glasses.”

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