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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I was impressed by the coral brooch she wore and by her voice. I may say that
only three times in my life have I met a genius and each time a bell within me
rang and I was not mistaken, and I may say in each case it was before there was
For her exploration of the relationship between publicity and identity, and
audience and creativity, she chose four people who were both "geniuses" and
wellknown public figures. She gave them roles they had not played in history in
order to ...
As with the "continuous present," Gertrude's conviction that being a genius was
an absolute thing, independent of popular success or even of audience
comprehension had a profound psychological appeal. Genius could not be
subjected to ...
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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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