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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My mother used to tell us stories of Baltimore and the Northern soldiers being
stoned as they passed from one station to the other you always had to change in
Baltimore. The Civil War seems far away now but then it seemed quite near.
But anyway we went from one station to another to go to Baltimore and we went
to Baltimore. Baltimore is where all my people come from, Washington was dusty
as it always had been and we went to Baltimore, and at every station I knew the ...
he was twenty he had come to Baltimore and after that he was always there. I do
not know whether I remember him but I did see him when I was about five. How
can you tell what with photographs and hearing whether you remember seeing ...
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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