People, Sep. 3, 1956

Names make news. Last week these names made this news:

In an interview with the left bank Paris Review, Dorothy ("Men seldom make passes/At girls who wear glasses") Parker, wit, versifier and short-story writer, spoke frankly about many things. Of the '20s: "Gertrude Stein did us the most harm when she said, 'You're all a lost generation.' . . . We all said, 'Whee! We're lost.' " Of her own verse: "I was following in the exquisite footsteps of Miss [Edna St. Vincent] Millay, unhappily in my own horrible sneakers. My verses are no damn good. Let's face it, honey, my verse...

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