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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Well as I was saying Picasso had said to me that he wanted to bring Dali to see
me. I said certainly and we arranged an evening and Dali and his wife came but
Picasso did not bring him and soon you will see why I did not know why then.
As I say, since the twentieth century painting has been Spanish, as Picasso says
he likes Dali because Dali, like himself, and that is Spanish bases everything on
his own ignorance, they receive a wonderful inspiration and it is based oh yes it ...
So Dali was beginning to be well known, at that time I did not meet him I was not
interested in him, surrealism never did interest me, because after all it all came
from Chirico and he was not a surrealist he is very fanciful and his eye is caught
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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