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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Madame Caesar was like that. After all everybody is being now thrown back upon
the earth which is all covered over with people and how interesting that can be
until somehow there is something to see. The French peasant used to keep his ...
that made me at that time not want to see Madame Caesar again, I am not very
careful about money, but I do get frightened about it again and again. Madame
Caesar was a big good-looking woman who had had tuberculosis, when she had
They raised an extraordinarily large number of chickens and ducks and began to
build a very pretty little village in which these little animals were to live, Madame
Caesar was pleased that the Englishwoman should have this pleasure.
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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