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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Janet Scudder tried arranging that for me and then about a year before I wrote
the Autobiography I had another one William Aspinwall Bradley. So he was
excited and I had to have a telephone put in first at twenty- seven rue de Fleurus
For some weeks nothing happened and then Janet Scudder announced that she
was coming with a friend and that they would stay a few days. Janet always has a
friend anybody always has a friend. As the earth is covered all over with ...
After all I do talk so much to anybody who will listen so why not call it lecturing.
And yet why not. It is not the same thing. When Janet Scudder wrote her
autobiography Modeling My Life and made a great deal of money, Mrs. Harden
the mother ...
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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