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Jone Johnson Lewis

The Original Liberated Woman?

By May 4, 2013

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The original liberated woman: Dorothy Parker's pointed verbal wit and satire highlighted a new freedom for middle class women. She was fired from Vanity Fair Magazine -- she said for "having opinions" -- and wrote screenplays, poems (often satiric) and fiction. Here are some selected quotes from Dorothy Parker -- some old favorites and familiar, some likely to be new to you... read more

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