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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ill grace that her father was forced to resort to the help of the equally unwilling but
less stubbom Bertha. Sometimes Gertrude's father would encourage her to visit
and be like the feminine and domesticated daughters of families in the ...
It is described in two sentences of characteristic unsentimentality when she
recalled it in Everybody 's Autobiography: "Then one moming we could not wake
up our father. Leo climbed in by the window and called out to us that he was
dead in ...
Once people accepted the rule and authority of such people—fathers, as
Gertrude called them—they were bound to lose their freedom: . . feudal days
were the days of fathers and now once more these days are the days of fathers."
In 1936 ...
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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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