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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Her first and most crucial years were spent with the sounds of “Austrians German
and French French, and now American English." The fact that her first words were
spoken in foreign languages is recorded in her mother's letters and diaries of ...
about. As Leo further reported, "Gertrude has put Berenson on eggs and milk,
under which he is flourishing like a Green Bay Tree." Gertrude and Leo entered
unselfconsciously into the delicate sensibilities of the English intellectual elite.
In the isolation of Paris the English language became for her almost a dead thing,
not a force which shaped thought, but as an artist's medium, lifeless until shaped.
Years later Gertrude recognised the gift which not living in America had, ...
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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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