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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'The essence of being a genius,' she wrote in 'What Are Masterpieces' in 1936, 'is
to be able to talk and listen to listen while talking and talk while listening.' She
was, quite simply, analysing the way people used and expressed their nature in ...
She ought to have been prepared for its strangeness, she said, by her
experiences with Americans in Europe: 'In France you talk about food but then
you talk about food in any country. When the doughboys came to France they
called it the ...
I must admit, he said, they do talk to you more freely and more enthusiastically
than they talk to us. Of course, Gertrude said, . . . you see why they talk to me is
that I am like them I do not know the answer, you you say you do not know but
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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
Being The Youngest
Knowledge Is What You Know
What Are Masterpieces?
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