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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singing he had heard, and he began to think of using Negroes for the opera. The
next moming, as he wrote in his autobiography, "I was sure, remembering how
proudly the Negroes enunciate and how the whites just hate to move their lips.
In December 1933, he sent Gertrude a progress report: The cast of the opera is
hired and rehearsals begun. I have a chonis of 32 and six soloists, very, very fine
ones indeed. Miss Stettheimer's sets are of a beauty incredible, with trees made ...
There was nothing to compete that season with the combined attractions of the
opening of the new Wadsworth Atheneum wing, the Picasso retrospective, and
most of all, the opera of Virgil Thomson and Gertrude Stein. On the night of 8 ...
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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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