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Algonquin wits

Robert E. Drennan

Algonquin wits

by Robert E. Drennan

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Citadel Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American wit and humor.,
  • Algonquin Round Table.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 169-176.

    Statementedited by Robert E. Drennan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6162 .D68
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p.
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5611328M
    LC Control Number68019122

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This book does Algonquin wits book fine job of reminding readers of the writers and wits who frequented the Algonquin Hotel in the 's. flag 2 likes Like see review Kitty Jay rated it /5. The Algonquin Wits: Bon Mots, Wisecracks, Epigrams and GagsI have had a copy of this book for many, may years and bought more for friends We sit and read excerpts and howl what a classic group of wits all of the table occupants were.

Dorothy Parker was the best of all/5(12). The Algonquin Round Table was a group of New York City writers, critics, actors, Algonquin wits book wits.

Gathering initially as part of a practical joke, members of "The Vicious Circle", as they dubbed themselves, met for lunch each day at the Algonquin Hotel from until roughly At these luncheons they engaged in wisecracks, wordplay, and witticisms that, through the newspaper columns of Round.

The Algonquin Wits: Bon Mots, Wisecracks, Epigrams and GagsI have had a copy of this book for many, may years and bought more for friends We sit and read excerpts and howl what a classic group of wits all of the table occupants were.

Dorothy Parker was the best of all/5. Quotes Galore They Said It No group is quoted more than members of the Algonquin Round Table (or maybe, dead presidents). So in the interest of setting the record straight, these are quotes, and the places that they are taken from.

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Gathering there regularly were some of. Margaret Case Harriman, daughter of Frank Case, the original Algonquin hotelier, wrote (in her book ''The Vicious Circle'') that Algonquin wits first.

I did not know that the NYC Algonquin Wits had fans overseas. Thank you for buying my book -- which can be read in one sitting -- in one long lunch hour. My favorite part of my book might be the appendix, where I give background on the social issues and political climate ofplus the entertainments available, and technology in existence or Followers: Paperback or Softback.

Condition: New. The Algonquin Wits: Bon Mots, Wisecracks, Epigrams and Gags. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller |. Robert E. Drennan THE ALGONQUIN WITS 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover New York Citadel Press Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket.

Edge wear. Seller Rating: % positive. In June New York’s famous wits, authors and critics gathered at The Algonquin, for what would become known as The Round Table. Their daily lunches lasted for 10 years. Most notable members were Dorothy Parker, Robert Benchley, Alexander Woollcott and.

New York, ted: July 6, The Algonquin Hotel in New York City was designated a Literary Landmark on July 5th, The hotel was immortalized in print and film as the site of the Round Table that formed in its living room by Dorothy Parker, Robert Benchley, George S.

Kaufman, Alexander Woollcott, Edna Ferber, and Robert E. Sherwood. A Book Lover’s Guide to Independent Bookstores. Why Angry Algonquin. I’ve chosen the name to pay homage to Dorothy Parker, Robert Benchley, Alexander Woollcott and all the other Algonquin Round Table regulars.

The Algonquin Round Table was a group of New York City writers, critics, actors, and wits. Gathering initially as part of a practical Read More Read More. Walk in the Footsteps of the Algonquin Round Table in New Guide Book to Jazz Age Writers & Wits Posted on Novem June 9, by Kevin Fitzpatrick New York—Retrace the steps of the legendary wits that convened at the Algonquin Hotel in who called themselves the Vicious Circle.

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Dorothy Parker was the best of all/5(11). Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Associated-names Drennan, Robert E., editor Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Camera Sony Alpha-A (Control)Pages: The era of lepers probation and hot jazz the members of the algonquin roundtable set the standard for comedy into the new kid determined to make a name for himself by impressing the funniest and most famous writers on Broadway when the triumph in the battle of wits with notorious wise crack as dorothy Parker Robert benchley en Georgia Scotland studio players presents nine to the algonquin.

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This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force. In the author Robert E. Drennan printed a version of the joke in his book “The Algonquin Wits” which collected humorous remarks attributed to members of the Algonquin Round Table.

“This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be. "The Algonquin Wits," a kind of Round Table joke book published inmakes very depressing reading. It's unlikely that anyone who labors through its pages will run the risk of actually.The Algonquin Round Table is the stuff of legends, a regular lunch date for the cream of New York’s cultural elite.

In this show, we present you with some notable members of the guest list — including the wonderful droll Dorothy Parker, the glibly observant Franklin Pierce Adams and the charming Robert Benchley, to name but a few.It was quoted in The Algonquin Wits, but that doesn't identify which book she was reviewing.A similar question came up at the Wikipedia ref desk three years ago.

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