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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes has ratings and reviews. Jeffrey said: ”So when I got through telling Dorothy what I thought up. Dorothy looked at me. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes [Anita Loos] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The delirious Jazz-Age classic that no less an authority than. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes [Anita Loos, Jenny McPhee] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Loos’s classic tale shows that questions of.

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She is in fact remarkably single-minded. But when one nominates the Great American Novel, one is defining America at least as much as the Novel, yes?

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Wikimedia Preter has media related to Gentlemen Prefer Blondes film. But then I bumped into a masterpiece, and the masterpiece was Paris. The repetitive phrasing, combined with a dearth of punctuation— she can spell, but she punctuates sloppily— forces upward interesting structural variations, sometimes creating odd poetry: Anita Loos ‘ Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Sep 01, Neri. Bartlett prosecuted, Lorelei gave such compelling testimony that the gentlemen of the jury all burst into tears and she was acquitted, prompting Judge Hibbard to buy her a ticket to Hollywood so that she could use her talent to become a professional actress.

I said isnt that stealing but Mr. If I ever saw the movie, I have entirely forgotten it. You are commenting using your WordPress. Instead, she sees them more as forms of light-hearted amusement and entertainment, just as long as they can furnish her with stylish gifts.

The Americano Intolerance: Blonees of smart satire in the guise of stupidity.

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos

A sequel, But Gentlemen Marry Brunetteswas published two years later. Jane Russell does a wonderful job playing the second best looking girl in the room. Lorelei is lloos when she realises District Attorney Bartlett is also onboard ship. A gentleman friend and I were dining at the Ritz last evening and he said that if I took a pencil and a paper and put down all of my thoughts it would make a book. Clairco-written by Anita Loos based on her noveland released by Paramount Pictures.


Compounding this effect is the tendency of her sentences to wander around repeated key words and phrases.

And the most important similarity is that this is just a funny book, certainly one of the funniest ever written by an American author. The Art Deco-y line illustrations are really wonderful, though. The majority of these attractions fail to impress her anyway, especially once she compares them to the buildings back in the US.

Jun 13, Karen Beth rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Hereafter cited as Blondex, with page number. An envelope returned bearing a check and a release form.

The story is one long scream and left me very intreeged to improve my brain and find more writing by Blonxes, providing I can talk my maid into reading it for gentlenen. The Americano Intolerance: But it got tedious. Eisman arrives in Paris, and after many shopping trips with Lorelei, he moves on to Vienna to look at a button factory he may want to buy.

Although the writing was credited to Loos, it was presumably ghosted by the artists, Virginia Huget and Phil Cook. So I really think that American gentlemen are the best after all, because kissing your hand may make you feel very very good but a diamond and safire bracelet lasts forever.

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One lops inwhile riding a train across the Midwest, Loos noticed that the gentlemmen in her car ignored her but leaped to hoist luggage for the blonde beside her. There may have been a little sarcasm in that, but I think she was impressed with what Loos accomplished. Lorelei is dismayed that egntlemen friend Dorothy wastes her time with a boy named Mencken, who only writes for a magazine, when she could be spending time with Mr. This is a sly look about a young woman who uses her beauty, and charm, to get the most that she can out of life.

So I wondered how I would be a social success there it is quite different from New York but luckily I met a gentleman called Mr.

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Notify me of new posts via email. Well Dorothy and I are really on the ship sailing to Europe as anyone could tell by looking at the ocean. Griffith and Douglas Fairbanks, and she numbered H. I have never laughed so many times in one sitting in my entire lifetime of reading than I did with this book.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. The women are not dumb at all, despite the spelling etc, and the books was a joy to read too.