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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Baffled, and unsure of herself, but with new clothes and a new passport, Gertrude
set out for Cambridge with Alice Toklas in May 1926, to deliver the first lecture
she had ever given. There, despite the parties that the Sitwells gave for her, ...
Bemard Fay, the recent translator of both The Making of Americans and The
Autobiography and an experienced lecturer in America, told her that it would be a
simple matter to arrange a lecture tour as she liked it rather than as it suited a ...
Mr. Potter in his previous arrangements with Gertrude had assured her that she
would be lecturing to no more than a few hundred students, and she had agreed
on that basis to deliver four lectures at Columbia. Now, however, he explained, ...
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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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