Additional Resources for The Last Question by Dorothy Parker

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Abels, Jules, In the Time of Silent Cal: A Retrospective History of the 1920s, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1969.

Although not primarily concerned with literary
events, this book provides a basic understanding of
the social, political, and technological changes of the
period of Parker's early fame.


Frewin, Leslie, The Late Mrs. Dorothy Parker, Macmillan, 1986.

This is one of several good biographies of Parker's
life and works, well-suited for an interested beginner.

Parker, Dorothy, The Collected Poetry of Dorothy Parker, Modern Library, 1959.

This single volume contains selections from all of
Parker's collections and shows her development as a
poet over a number of years.

—, Sunset Gun, Sun Dial Press, 1941.

This is Parker's second collection of verse. It contains
"The Last Question," which can be seen in its
original context.

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