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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In a way it was Francis Rose who first interested me in Picabia s painting and that
was because I found Francis Rose the only interesting one among the young
men painting and insofar as he had learned anything he had learned it from ...
At least such has been true of any Francis as Francis in history or as I have
known them. Francis Rose was all that and Picabia was coming to be all that.
Picabia objects to Cezanne is it because he is jealous of that painting or is it
because he ...
In English novels a baronet is always villainous or peculiar, and sometimes both,
I have in my life known two baronets and they are not at all villainous, they are
gentle and sweet but they are peculiar, Bertie Abdy is one and Francis Rose the ...
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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