A Gendered Collision: Sentimentalism and Modernism in Dorothy Parker's Poetry and Fiction

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Index
Abraham Lincoln (Parker's review of), 36
Achievement in American Poetry (Bogan), 84
Acocella, Joan, 9
active-male/passive-female dichotomy, 51, 105–7, 117, 128, 131; and Butcher's review of Parker, 51; and “Chant for the Dark Hours,” 107; and “Lovely Leave,” 132; and “Men,” 107; and “News Item,” 107, 166; and Parker's fiction, 128.
Adams, Franklin Pierce: and Algonquin Round Table, 37, 41, 45; and Conning Tower, 53; and Dulcinea character, 137, 149; and influence on Parker, 43, 165; and Not So Deep as a Well, 49. See also Parker's poetry compared with, reviewers of Parker's poetry
Adams, Leonie, 39
Aesthetes and Decadents of the 1890s (Beckson), 164
Aiken, Conrad, 194
Ainslee's, 13, 42, 65, 66
Algonquin Hotel, 9, 41
Algonquin Round Table, 9, 93, 137, 138; and decadence, 157; and the “great divide,” 44, 45; and logrolling, 54; and Loos, 139; and Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle, 10, 11; and Parker, 31, 33, 34, 37, 53, 69, 76, 174, 193; Parker's disenchantment with, 45–46; and Victorian sensibilities, 41
Algonquin Wits, The (Drennan), 60
American Anthology, 1787–1900, An,(Stedman), 84
American Poetry (Aiken), 194
American Women Poets of the Nineteenth Century (Walker, Cheryl), 88, 89
Ammons, Elizabeth, 123
Anderson, Maxwell, 45
Anthology of Light Verse, An (Kronenberger), 194
Anxiety of Influence, The (Bloom, Harold), 99
Ardis, Ann, 155
baby-talk, 168–70
ballad form, 85, 91, 164–65
Banner, Lois W., 181
Barach, Alvan, 46
Barnes, Djuna, 25, 53; and decadence, 29; and modernism, 50, 119, 182; and Vanity Fair (magazine), 39, 157
Baym, Nina, 106, 122, 149, 152
Beckson, Karl, 154–55, 164, 172, 173
Behrman, S. N., 37
Benchley, Robert, 37, 41, 53, 157
Bible, 183, 186, 193. See also Christmas poems, religion
Big Lannie (character), 135–37
biography, 33–34, 35, 60, 75–77, 164; and “Big Blonde,” 144–45; and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, 139; and “Recurrence,” 93
Birth of a Nation, 66
Blake, William, 97
Blast, 35
Bloom, Harold, 99
Bloom, Lynn Z” 78, 123
Bogan, Louise, 81, 89; and Achievement in American Poetry, 84; and modernism, 25, 27; and Vanity Fair (magazine), 39, 40

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