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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By the autumn of 1912, after Gertrude and Alice had spent the summer in Spain,
they all met up at Mabel Dodge's villa in Florence. ... She was not only Gertrude's
typist and protector from all the disagreeable and distracting elements of life.
One day at lunch, Gertrude, sitting opposite me in Edwin's chair, sent me such a
strong look over the table that it seemed to cut across the air to me in a band of
electrified steel - a smile travelling across on it - powerful - Heavens! I remember
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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