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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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 ...
That, Miss Stein tells me, is because I am dumb." With Everybody's
Autobiography Stein provided the requested sequel, but a sequel on her own
terms. I used to be fond of saying that America, which was supposed to be a land
of success, was ...
Anyway autobiography is easy like it or not autobiography is easy for any one
and so this is to be everybody's autobiography. As I said after I was reminded of
Dashiell Hammett I was reminded of David Edstrom. And that happened in Los ...
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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