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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Poor little Byron his name gave him a strange and feverish nature, he was very
fierce and tender and he danced strange little war dances and frightened Basket.
Basket was always frightened of Byron. And then Byron died suddenly one night
I wandered every evening I always do but I wandered a long distance every
evening with Basket I like to go up one street and down another and even if all
the streets are wider and the houses are not any of them very old certainly not
And Basket always liked it naturally it is always more pleasant to be flattered than
anything and admiration is the most pleasing flattery. One day, Basket had just
been washed, a little boy came along and said, one would call it marriage he is ...
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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