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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That is one of the queer things about France, you never know what anybody has
as their loyalty, they just go on being republican but even so a very considerable
number of them go on contributing to the king coming again or the emperor or ...
poor there are very few poor people in France but they do not look rich and
prosperous, simply rich and prosperous, in America a great many do, this family
did. He was a doctor in Newark and we talked a great deal together and how he
had it ...
So at Merced we wanted to go on but I thought I would feel better if somebody
else was along and driving, so we asked was there any one, in France of course
there would not have been any one but in Merced of course there was there was
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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