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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The poems were in French and Spanish and first he read a French one and then
a Spanish one that he turned into French and then he read on and on and then
he looked at me and I drew a long breath and I said it is very interesting. We both
Painting in the nineteenth century was French at the end of the nineteenth
century it had become Spanish Spanish in France but still Spanish, and
philosophy and literature had the same tendency, Einstein was the creative
philosophic mind of ...
As I say, since the twentieth century painting has been Spanish, as Picasso says
he likes Dali because Dali, like himself, and that is Spanish bases everything on
his own ignorance, they receive a wonderful inspiration and it is based oh yes it ...
Well we went on and I said I would go and see him which I since have done, by
the way some of his early painting is very large and full of emotion, there has just
been recently an exhibition of Spanish painting here and a good deal of Spanish
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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