Everybody who was anybody: a biography of Gertrude Stein, Volume 1
Putnam, 1975 - 244 pagina's
Reviews the legendary expatriate American writer, art collector, and saloniste, exploring her public and private endeavors, her relationships with family, friends, and fellow artists, and her impact on twentieth-century art and literature
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It was here that 'emotions began to feel themselves in English'. She had been
born in America, and that was extremely important to her because it made her an
American, but her formative years had been spent in Europe. 'Of course I had ...
Gertrude and Leo entered unselfconsciously into the delicate sensibilities of the
English intellectual elite. There was no New World inferiority on the part of the
Steins in Europe. Rather, they were accustomed, as Leo wrote, to 'blow the ...
For Gertrude, it meant both this independence from American thinking and, more
precious to her as a writer, a point from which to look at the English language
itself - removed from its function as a form of daily, living communication.
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I enjoyed reading and learning about this remarkable woman. she was at the start of the modern painting and literature. he had an influence on 20th century culture and she live a very radical life without making it a issue. she was someone that lived our life and her values Volledige review lezen
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