Everybody who was Anybody: A Biography of Gertrude Stein
Doubleday, 1989 - 243 pagina's
The fascinating story of Gertrude Stein, the public personality, the private person, and the deeply serious writer. From her childhood in Pennsylvania through her rise in the world of art, this unique biography examines the life of this remarkable woman.
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There were outdoor concerts where she heard the Austrian national anthem, and
where the old emperor Franz Joseph was once pointed out to her—"a natural
figure to have in a formal garden." On her third birthday Gertrude remembered
Together in Baltimore, Leo and Gertrude now set up house— presided over by
the motherly housekeeper who was to figure in Gertrude's short story "The Good
Anna"—and the two Steins resumed their close intellectual and emotional ...
With heavy irony they referred to Gertrude as the "Sybil of Montpamasse,"
described in detail her figure and her clothing (heavy tweeds and golf shoes, an
omamental vest and a sort of wool shooting hat), and described Alice as serpent-
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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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