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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But the most important of Gertrude's Three Lives, as the collection of tales was
eventually called, was "Melanctha," a story about a young black woman and her
lover, Jeff. Gertrude drew upon her knowledge of the black population of
The results of her analysis are the extraordinary dialogues of Melanctha, in which
words and phrases are repeated, insisted on, discontinued, restarted, forming
blocks of thought which directly define the character of the speaker. Repetition of
4-5, 108; K. A. Porter on, 118; H-P Roche on, 74; Leo Stein on, 64-5, 82, 145-6; T.
Wilder on, 169; see also "Testimony Against Gertrude Stein" Writings: “As Fine as
Melanctha," 104; Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, 14, 15, 20, 24, 32, 34, 41, ...
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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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