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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Gertrude Stein always says that cubism is a purely Spanish conception and only
spaniards can be cubists and that the only real cubism is that of Picasso and
Juan Gris. Picasso created it and Juan Gris permeated it with his clarity and his ...
Picasso in his early cubist pictures used printed letters as did Juan Gris to force
the painted surface to measure up to something rigid, and the rigid thing was the
printed letter. Gradually instead of using the printed thing they painted the letters
It was this conception of exactitude that made the close understanding between
Gertrude Stein and Juan Gris. Juan Gris conceived exactitude but in him
exactitude had a mystical basis. As a mystic it was necessary for him to be exact.
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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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