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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Her reputation was far greater than could have been guessed from the slender
works of hers that were then known to the American literary public. Apart from
Three Lives, which had been published in 1909, the Portraits of Picasso and
William Bradley, the Paris literary agent who had never before been able to see
commercial possibility in any work of Miss Stein's, now received the manuscript
with an eagerness prompted by the distant sound of clinking coins. In a phrase ...
... is natural that again a woman should be one to do the literary thinking of this
epoch'; 'I tell you it is true that I do the literary thinking for you.' There are asides to
Alice: 'Bless a wife who has made this clear'; and to friends: 'Listen Jo Alsop ...
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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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