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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One had to remember all their family histories,' she writes in Alice's voice, 'and
once I did a dreadful thing, I mixed my letters and so I asked a soldier whose
mother was dead to remember me to his mother, and the one who had the
mother to ...
History was not fact, it was merely 'something you remember', and she felt no
obligation to strain to 'remember right'. Even the picture of one's own history was
bound to be, in this sense, untrue. In Everybody's Autobiography she wrote about
Of course I do he said you see I can listen to what you say because I don't have to
remember what you are saying, they can't listen because they have got to
remember. Yet despite the fact she was often mocked, Gertrude found being
quoted a ...
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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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