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Song of the Conventions

“Song of the Conventions” by Dorothy Parker was originally published in The Saturday Evening Post on February 24, 1923. “We’d dance, with grapes in our wind-tossed hair…” ... More

Longfellow in the Post

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow—a contemporary of Sam Houston—is one of the most American of our poets. Certainly he is better known than most, even if all we know are titles and a line or two from “The Song of Hiawatha,” “The Courtship of Miles Standish,” “The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere,” or “Evangaline.” This week, we offer some of his poems, which appeared in the Post of the 1840s. ... More
Dorothy Parker

Dorothy Parker in the Post

After being fired from Vanity Fair, Dorothy Parker began freelancing her humor. The Post was one of the magazines that recognized her skills and published her works. ... More
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