Selected Writings of Gertrude Stein
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 24 okt. 2012 - 736 pagina's
"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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At that time there was a great deal of Matisse, Picasso, Renoir, Cézanne but
there were also a great many other things. There were two Gauguins, there were
Manguins, there was a big nude by Valloton that felt like only it was not like the ...
As they found out afterward Cézanne was the great romance of Vollard's life. The
name Cézanne was to him a magic word. He had first learned about Cézanne
from Pissarro the painter. Pissarro indeed was the man from whom all the early ...
were not yet up to a full appreciation of Cézanne nudes and so they returned to
the attack. They wanted to see a landscape. This time after even a longer wait he
came back with a very large canvas and a very little fragment of a landscape ...
They told Wollard that they wanted to buy a Cézanne portrait. In those days
practically no big Cézanne portraits had been sold. Vollard owned almost all of
them. He was enormously pleased with this decision. They now were introduced
Matisse had at this time a small Cézanne and a small Gauguin and he said he
needed them both. The Cézanne had been bought with his wife's marriage
portion, the Gauguin with the ring which was the only jewel she had ever owned.
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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
Composition as Explanation
Portrait of Mabel Dodge at the Villa Curonia
A LovE STORY
Four Saints in Three Acts