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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... went to a store in our quarter where they sell brooms and gasoline and where
they knew me and I came back with a tin of gasoline and we finally arrived at the
Alcazar d'Ete, the then headquarters of the American Fund for French Wounded.
They were very eager to be French, but they were not French: 'The french
whatever else they may be are frank. They are very polite, they are very adroit but
sooner or later they always tell you the truth. The alsatians are not adroit, they are
Georges Hugnet, a friend of Virgil Thomson, who with Virgil had translated some
of Gertrude's Portraits for the 1927 volume If I Told Him, illustrated by Picasso and
her Neo-Romantic painter friends, had been working on the French translation ...
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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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