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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Rather than The Autobiography, Lectures in America was the real attempt of
Gertrude Stein to come out of obscurity. But it was difficult and unnerving to come
so clean to this 'audience' of strangers. As she wrote that summer to William
Now, however, he explained, that thanks to the tremendous publicity preceding
her arrival, the first audience would number over a thousand. The idea of such a
crowd terrified Gertrude. She informed Potter that since her lectures would be ...
Gertrude's phenomenal success with her audiences owed much, as she said, to
her reputation as an enigma, an eccentric and obscure writer. Her appearance,
her clothes and her style seemed fantastic, it is true; but Americans had seen ...
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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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