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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Gertrude, left alone in London, continued the reading she had begun at the
British Museum, working gradually through English literature, becoming, as she
later wrote, ". . . absorbed in Elizabethan prose and particularly in the prose of
After a few minutes I am giddy, then sea-sick, though there are islands to be seen
. ... As she later wrote in Everybody 's Autobiography: ". . . what is known as work
is something that I cannot do it makes me nervous, I can read and write and I ...
But to his insisting on her visit, she still said no: “It was really getting very exciting
that we could not go," she wrote in Everybody 's Autobiography, "it excited ... After
all," as she later wrote in Everybody 's Autobiography, "I am American all right.
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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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