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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Like the composer and painter Miss Stein has her easier moments (The
Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, for instance, is written in imitation of Miss
Toklas's own manner) and even in her more “difficult” pages there are variations,
some of ...
He had become interested in painting, had begun copying the Poussins at the
Louvre and become a painter fairly without the consent of his people who
however continued to allow him the very small monthly sum he had had as a
Then a note came from the secretary of the salon saying that there had been an
offer made for the picture, an offer of four hundred francs. Matisse was painting
Madame Matisse as a gypsy holding a guitar. This guitar had already had a
Wollard once said when he was asked about a certain painter's picture, oh ga c'
est un Cézanne pour les pauvres, that is a Cézanne for the poor collector. Well
Valloton was a Manet for the impecunious. His big nude had all the hardness, the
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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