Exact Change, 1993 - 328 pagina's
Everybody's Autobiography is Stein at her most accessible and her most serious
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.
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Mike had come back from the East , so we were all together , except that Leo had
had typhoid fever and they thought he ought to become a vineyardist naturally
that was not very interesting , and they thought that Simon should become a ...
And so we were interested in what they did , but all we knew was that Mike would
be pretty sick and did not care much about anything then . But what we liked most
Leo and I was to go and call for him at his office . We had by that time been ...
Then my father was dead and Mike was doing something , we used to go to see
him do it and we knew George Leroy was to help him . George Leroy was the
French brother who was not a wicked Frenchman like his brother Eugene . At any
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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