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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According to his son Leo, he was a man . . with no book leaming whatever (I
never knew him to read a book) and with [only] three winters of schooling in early
boyhood." For both Gertrude's parents English was a second language, and it is ...
The outlet for Leo's mania was not work but talk, and it was in these early months
of artistic effort that he began to create what he was later to call "the atmosphere
of propaganda," the phrase he used to describe the situation at the rue de ...
Leo's energy created the Steins' reputation in those early days, as much as their
irregular behaviour and dress: their cigar smoking and loud laughter in public
places (they were barred from the Café Royal); the brown corduroy suits which
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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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