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 ...
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 ...
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
General Introduction by F W Dupee
The Gradual Making of The Making of Americans
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Mikhail Mikhaĭlovich Bakhtin,Augusto Ponzio
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