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.
Up to my twentieth year I was seriously interested in music. I studied and practised assiduously but shortly then it seemed futile, my mother had died and ...
mously interested. She said isn't it extraordinary, all those people whom I knew when they were nobody are now always mentioned in the newspapers, ...
Everybody was interested in all the scandals that would or would not break out. Picasso never exhibited but as his followers did and there were a great many ...
She was interested in types, she knew that there were femme décorative, femme d'intérieur and femme intrigante; there was no doubt that Fernande Picasso was ...
... the Grand Palais, it became much less interesting. After all it is the adventure that counts. The long building was beautifully alight with Paris light.
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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