Dorothy Parker: Jazz Age Poetess

In honor of this poetry filled week here at White Rose of Avalon I have chosen a poet for this week’s Femme Fatale Friday!   My poet of choice is the great Jazz Age icon Dorothy Parker.   While known best for her quips and acid wit, she is also a woman who had a…

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My Top 10 Favorite Dorothy Parker Quotes

For today’s post I have decided to do a countdown of my favorite quotes by Dorothy Parker!    In the past I did a countdown of favorite Shakespeare quotes.   Remembering that, I chose another great wit for a literary quote countdown!    Dorothy Parker was a writer living in the Jazz Age, as part…

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My Top 5 Jazz Age Novels

For today’s post I want to do a countdown of my top five Jazz Age novels!    I thought this post would go well in conjunction with yesterday’s Femme Fatale Friday featuring Zelda Fitzgerald.    I have always adored classic literature, as I am sure regular readers of this blog will likely have gathered.  …

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Zelda Fitzgerald

For this week’s Femme Fatale Friday, here at White Rose of Avalon, I have chosen to write about Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald.    Zelda was the wife of iconic novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald, and she was a woman who flouted convention.    She inspired many of his most iconic characters, and in fact was called by…

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