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Dorothy Parker 1893-1967 is considered one of the first feminists of the 1900s. Born in New Jersey as Dorothy Rothschild in 1893, Dorothy grew up in New York. Although she lived with a strict father and stepmother and was schooled in a convent, Dorothy took New York by storm at an early age. At age 16, Dorothy developed a business relationship with Vogue editor, Frank Crowninshield, who gave her an editorial position at the upscale magazine. Crowninshield was also a ranking officer at Vanity Fair and eventually hired Dorothy to be the magazine's drama critic. Vanity Fair also purchased Dorothy's first poem, "Any Porch", for a sum of $12.
Dorothy married Edwin Pond Parker in 1917 and divorced the same year. Although Dorothy would later marry Alan Campbell to whom she would be married for more than thirty years, she decided to keep the name Parker. Perhaps this...
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