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 picture was the now well known painting of a nude girl with a basket of red
flowers. Gertrude Stein did not like the picture, she found something rather
appalling in the drawing of the legs and feet, something that repelled and
Melanctha, when she was a little girl, had had a good chance to live with horses.
Near where Melanctha and her mother lived was the stable of the Bishops, a rich
family who always had fine horses. John, the Bishops' coachman, liked ...
Sometimes you seem like one kind of a girl to me, and sometimes you are like a
girl that is all different to me, and the two kinds of girls is certainly very different to
each other, and I can't see any way they seem to have much to do, to be together
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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