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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... Gertrude, as for most Americans of her age and station, an exotic and
extravagant adventure, but it was also, as it was not for most Americans of her
age and station, an experience with which she had been familiar in her first five
years of life.
By then Gertrude was sixty-five years old and for her the world had moved on too
quickly. She quite clearly wished for history to go backwards, for the pleasure and
peace of things as they were. It was one of the results of a life spent in pursuit ...
She was seemingly unaffected by the end of an important element in the Stein
legend—the studio and flat where she had lived and worked for some thirty-five
years. Later that year, another important element of the legend was to end, with
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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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