Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 13 mrt. 2013 - 320 pagina's
“Alice B. Toklas wrote hers and now everybody will write theirs.” In 1933 Gertrude Stein’s The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas skyrocketed to the top of the bestseller lists, and the author found herself a celebrity. Everybody’s Autobiography is the very Steinian account of her soul-satisfying next five years in France, England, and America, where she made a triumphant tour of the country. Here are Stein’s devastating analyses of some of the major figures of the day whom she met—among them Dashiell Hammett, Charlie Chaplin, Pablo Picasso, Marianne Moore, Mrs. Roosevelt, and Sherwood Anderson—and also of her own life and work.
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What happened after The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas 2. What was the effect
upon me of the Autobiography 3. Preparations for going to America 4. America 5.
Back again About the Author Alice B. Toklas did hers and now everybody will ...
Alice Toklas never thought so and always said so. That is the way any
autobiography has to be written which reminds me of Dashiell Hammett. But
before I am reminded of Dashiell Hammett I want to say that just today I met Miss
So Alice Toklas rang up Mrs. Ehrman and said we wanted to meet Dashiell
Hammett. She said yes what is his name. Dashiell Hammett said Miss Toklas.
And how do you spell it. Alice Toklas spelt it. Yes and where does he live. Ah that
... do understand like the Autobiography but the books of mine that they did not
understand and he called his partner and ... And then we four Max White and
Lindley Hubbell and Alice Toklas and I walked down Fifth Avenue together and
CHAPTER I What happened after The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas I always
remembered that Victor Hugo said that if it had not rained on the night of the 17th
of June, 1815, the fate of Europe would have been changed. Of course it is not ...
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EVERYBODY'S AUTOBIOGRAPHYGebruikersrecensie - Kirkus
Read this fast, with no stops, no emphases, an unmodulated tone, and it is intelligible. Stop and think and you lose your way. But for the Stein fans, Gertrude Stein is as she is and they like her ... Volledige review lezen
Everybody's AutobiographyGebruikersrecensie - Not Available - Book Verdict
This marks the pioneer modernist's second title to be recently reprinted ( Geography and Plays , Classic Returns, LJ 1/94), indicating perhaps a Stein renaissance. Stein knew everybody who was anybody ... Volledige review lezen