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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Each One as She May Rose Johnson made it very hard to bring her baby to its
birth. Melanctha Herbert who was Rose Johnson's friend, did everything that any
woman could. She tended Rose, and she was patient, submissive, soothing, and
Rose was never joyous with the earth-born, boundless joy of negroes. Hers was
just ordinary, any sort of woman laughter. Rose Johnson was careless and was
lazy, but she had been brought up by white folks and she needed decent comfort.
Rose Johnson and Melanctha Herbert had first met, one night, at church. Rose
Johnson did not care much for religion. She had not enough emotion to be really
roused by a revival. Melanctha Herbert had not come yet to know how to use ...
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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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