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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She talked to the french girls who were with the american boys and the french
girls told her what they thought of the american boys and the american boys told
her all they thought about the french girls." The American doughboys were not as
They were very eager to be French, but they were not French: "The french
whatever else they may be are frank. They are very polite, they are very adroit but
sooner or later they always tell you the truth. The alsatians are not adroit, they are
Neither were the French really interested in politics: ". . . the men in politics are
like the women in dressing, sometimes the skirts are long and sometimes they
are short. . . ." More than this, the French have an actual aversion to govemment: .
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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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