Selected Writings of Gertrude Stein
"This collection, a retrospective exhibit of the work of a woman who created a unique place for herself in the world of letters, contains a sample of practically every period and every manner in Gertrude Stein's career. It includes The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas in its entirety; selected passages from The Making of Americans; "Melanctha"from Three Lives; portraits of the painters Cezanne, Matisse, and Picasso; Tender Buttons; the opera Four Saints in Three Acts; and poem, plays, lectures, articles, sketches, and a generous portion of her famous book on the Occupation of France, Wars I Have Seen.
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Series immediately before and after made everybody clearly understand this
thing. And so it was natural that in writing The Making of Americans I had
proceeded to enlarge my paragraphs so as to include everything. What else
could I do.
everybody knows who is an American just how many seconds minutes or hours it
is going to take to do a whole thing. It is singularly a sense for combination within
a conception of the existence of a given space of time that makes the American ...
live through each day that except once in a while when something happened you
did not know about being frightened, but now somehow with the American
soldiers questions and hearing what had been happening to others, of course
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Gerturde Stein is one of my favorite writers - as long as I avoid her "hard" pieces. I can only take those in very small doses. But the Autobiography of Alice Toklas and Everybody's Autobiography are ... Volledige review lezen
The Gradual Making of The Making of Americans
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The passing figure: racial confusion in modern American literature
Fragmentweergave - 1996
Hacia una filosofía del acto ético: y otros escritos
Mikhail Mikhaĭlovich Bakhtin,Augusto Ponzio
Gedeeltelijke weergave - 1997