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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“Don't be surprised Mabel," she wrote early in 1913, “but I may be going over to
England to see ifI can find a publisher. I don't know very well what I am to do
when I get there but everyone tells me that I should go, . . . if you know anyone
Sherwood Anderson also wrote, to reassure her of the continued importance of
her work for his own writing: "1 find the same music I always find in your prose,
the thing that always stirs me in everything you write. The music is only more ...
Above all, connected with all these discoveries, was the realisation of life in its
simplest and best: "A long war like this makes you realise the society you really
prefer, the home, goats chickens and dogs and casual acquaintances. I find
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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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