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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When we came back and with everything that has happened in between we are
here now, the first thing I did was to telephone to Pablo Picasso and tell him what
I had done. I want to hear it he said and he came and I began to translate it to ...
I remember so well showing in the old days the Picasso drawings and the great
thing to say about them was that they were all drawn without a model. And then
always there was complete astonishment. Matisse always had a model Picasso ...
He had a little bit of a studio with a great many paintings in it and we looked at all
of them it was astonishing, he was the only one who ever understood what
Picasso was doing. Sometimes well I am sure when everybody is dead lots of his
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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