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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And so it was natural that when I wanted saints that they should be Spanish
saints . ... A saint a real saint never does anything , a martyr does something but a
really good saint does nothing , and so I wanted to have Four Saints who did ...
So I wrote Four Saints In Three Acts and when it was played it was a success .
Another thing that is like ... Finn by Mark Twain . And then having the Four Saints
that is the two saints Saint Theresa and Saint Ignatius anything could be a saint ...
When I came to Saint Louis I wanted to see all the places mentioned by Winston
Churchill in The Crisis but they mostly could not find them , we found the
Mississippi River and almost where they went to it , and some of the homes and
then we ...
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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