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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Some of the Stein acquaintances found Leo's posturings obnoxious, but others
were openly charmed. Mabel Weeks described him as 'very playful, very
personal, something of a flirt. Both men and women liked him and he was
Since, for Leo, Cubism had such ludicrous origins, he could never take its results
seriously. . . When analysis is only a kind of funny business,' he wrote, 'the
synthesis will be only another kind of funny business.' Leo's reaction against ...
While Gertrude's confidence in herself and her work increased after the
publication of Three Lives, Leo's sense of his own failure deepened. Gertrude
began to dominate / the Saturday evenings, while Leo withdrew into his own
world of doubts ...
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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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