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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When we came back and with everything that has happened in between we are
here now, the first thing I did was to telephone to Pablo Picasso and tell him what
I had done. I want to hear it he said and he came and I began to translate it to ...
since Picasso no painter uses a model at least no painter whose painting
interests anybody and so they paint with what is inside them as it is in them and
the only thing that is outside them is the painting they have just been painting and
all the ...
We talked about the writing of painters, Dali had just brought me a poem he had
written about Picasso, and I said I was bored with the hopelessness of painters
and poetry. That in a way was the trouble with the painters they did not know
Well anyway he always had been on the point of seducing himself and Juan and
Picasso and occasionally any one to believe that he was the one that had all the
ideas that made cubism and modern painting. And when the Autobiography was
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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