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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... make of this thing a beautiful thing because they know what they are doing, the
thing having already been invented, but the inventor because he does not know
what he is going to invent inevitably the thing he makes must have its ugliness.
The presence of Alice was a godsend, as it enabled the thing to happen without
any explosion. As we have come to maturity, we find that there is practically
nothing under the heavens that we don't either disagree about, or at least regard
relatively a simple thing and I as you may say held these portraits in my hand and
they came easily and beautifully and truly. But as I say I did begin to think that I
was rather drunk with what I had done. And I am always one to prefer being ...
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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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