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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The acting from the personality slowly developing, the acting from the organised
reaction to contemporary ideals, tradition, education and need of having, before
the developing of their own being, completed aspiration. Often these keep on as
Can't you help me to any way, to make it all straight for me, Melanctha, so I know
right and real what it is I should be acting. You see, Melanctha, I don't want
always to be a coward with you, if I only could know certain what was the right
way for ...
That ain't no decent kind of a way a girl ever should be acting. There ain't no kind
of a man going stand that, not like I knows men Sam, and I sure does know them.
I knows them white and I knows them colored, for I was raised by white folks, ...
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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