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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And then it came to me it is perfectly simple, the Russian and the Spaniard are
Oriental, and there is the same mixing. Scratch a Russian and you find a Tartar.
Scratch a Spaniard and you find a Saracen. And all this is very important with
what I ...
He said that the show that I described where my brother first saw Picassos to
which Sagot had sent him and where Picasso and another Spaniard showed
together the other Spaniard whose name everybody has forgotten, Picabia says
And now I should write Spain a play and it would begin, Act I First Spaniard.
There is no second Spaniard. Second Spaniard. There is no first Spaniard. I used
always to say that the only thing about which Alice Toklas was not impartial was ...
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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