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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how you are always making a fuss to be proud because you don't holler so much
when you run in to where you ain't got any business to be, and so you get hurt,
the way you ought to. And then, you kind of people are very brave then, sure, with
"You ain't got no right Melanctha Herbert," flashed out Jeff through his dark,
frowning anger, "you certainly ain't got no right always to be ... having pain, like a
weapon, so as to make me do things it ain't never right for me to be doing for you.
When she is engaged to him Sam, she ain't not right to take on so excited. 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.
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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
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