Selected Writings of Gertrude Stein
Vintage Books, 1962 - 706 pagina's
"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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They had with them a daughter of Matisse, a daughter he had had before his
marriage and who had had diphtheria and had had to have an operation and for
many years had to wear a black ribbon around her throat with a silver button.
Derain was a very young man at that time, he enormously admired Matisse, he
went away to the country with them to Collioure near Perpignan, and he was a
great comfort to them all. He began to paint landscapes outlining his trees with
Matisse was at this time about thirty-five years old, he was depressed. Having
gone to the opening day of the salon and heard what was said of his picture and
seen what they were trying to do to it he never went again. His wife went alone.
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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
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