Exact Change, 1993 - 328 pagina's
Everybody's Autobiography is Stein at her most accessible and her most serious
In 1937, Gertrude Stein wrote a sequel to The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, but this darker and more complex work was long misunderstood and neglected. An account of her experiences in the wake of having authored a bestseller, Everybody's Autobiography is as funny and engaging as The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, but it is also a meditation on the meaning of success and identity in America.
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... and make it all present but the painter can only include what he sees and he
has so to speak only one surface and that is a flat surface which he has to see
and so whether he will or not he must see it EVERYBODY ' S AUTOBIOGRAPHY
I liked talking and listening to him he was a very nice man and he took us
pleasantly to Houston and we saw lots of wild flowers mostly blue ones and we
saw the flat land and we saw the cattle not so many of them it had been a bad
year for ...
Oklahoma City with its towers that is its skyscrapers coming right up out of the flat
oil country was as exciting as when going to Alsace just after the armistice we first
saw the Strasbourg Cathedral . They do come up wonderfully out of that flat ...
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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