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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Anyway life in Paris began but it was less Paris than it had been and so it was
natural that sooner or later I should go to America again. It was less Paris than it
had been. And in a way it is natural as the world is getting all filled up with people
So I like to wander around Paris with Basket. I like the climate of Paris most
people do not, Alice Toklas does not she says she was raised in a temperate
climate and she never can forget it. I think Paris has a temperate climate, anyway
that is ...
So it used to be Paris and Spain and then it was Paris and Bilignin and what was
I to do in America when I got there. After all I am American all right. Being there
does not make me more there. And besides we had had the whole American ...
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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