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Apr 29, 2008
| ISBN 9780143105312
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Apr 29, 2008 | ISBN 9780143105312
The blackly comic play about the oppressed lives of women in 1950s New York One of literature’s leading humorists, Dorothy Parker drew from the dark side of her imagination to pen The Ladies of the Corridor, a searing drama about women living on their own in a New York residence hotel. Loosely based on Parker’s life, and co-written with famed Hollywood playwright Arnaud d’Usseau, The Ladies of the Corridor exposes the limitations of a woman’s life in a drama teeming with Parker’s signature wit.For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
Dorothy Parker was born in West End, New Jersey, in 1893 and grew up in New York, attending a Catholic convent… More about Dorothy Parker
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