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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Max White and Lindley Hubbell had come to see us and we took them along.
Lindley Hubbell had been for many years a comfort to me, he read all I wrote and
he always told me so warmly that he had. I had thought that he would be a tallish
And then we four Max White and Lindley Hubbell and Alice Toklas and I walked
down Fifth Avenue together and my book Portraits and Prayers was just to come
out that day and on the cover was to be a photograph of me by Carl Van Vechten
They tell about a new young man, how old is he you say and they say he is thirty.
In America too the most interesting young men just then were nearer thirty,
Wendell Wilcox, Max White, Sam Steward and Paul Drus. Max White was the first
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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