Exact Change, 1993 - 328 pagina's
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. "Everybody's Autobiography" is Stein at her most accessible and her most serious, and is among her most popular books.
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I INTRODUCTION 9 CHAPTER ONE WHAT HAPPENED AFTER THE
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ALICE B. TOKLAS 40 CHAPTER TWO WHAT WAS THE
EFFECT UPON ME OF THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY 86 CHAPTER THREE
Everybody's Autobiography is Gertrude Stein's 1937 sequel to The
Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, but it is a profoundly different book from its
predecessor. Where that book is breezy and almost glib, this book is serious, and
funny in a more ...
a manuscript of hers every year — any manuscript she wanted — with the
understanding that along the way she would provide them with another
autobiography (and therefore another bestseller). She promptly sent Cerf a few
books so ...
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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