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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It was during these observations that Gertrude developed her interest in things
being "the same but different," an interest which is constant in her work, and
which was her ability to see in individuals not only those characteristics which
There was no interest in character and, oddly enough, no real interest in plot. As
she wrote later in "What Are Masterpieces": "It is very curious but the detective
story which is you might say the only really modem novel form that has come into
Wartime life in Belley was an extraordinary experience for Gertrude, isolated for
so many years by her writing and her abstract interest in people. In the late
twenties and thirties, Bravig Inrbs had seen through her love of meeting people: ...
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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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