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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As she was the centre of attention during her first years so she managed to
remain throughout her life, egocentric, self- fascinated, secure, passive and child-
like in her relationships with her friends, her lover, her work. The extraordinary
She sent off her manuscripts in large bundles to friends in New York, and
prepared the rue de Fleurus for the war. That first winter of the war was a shock
for most of them. There was a new austerity, a new hunger. There were trucks
and guns ...
Every day they read the news of the war, and worried letters from friends in
America. There was sporadic news, too, from Paris, of recent poetry readings or
piano recitals, and in December 191 5, of the death of Picasso's mistress Eva.
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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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