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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I said I would yes and I said I would bring some one who was here now, and I
brought along Thornton Wilder. I will tell later all about Thornton Wilder but now it
is about Pablo and his writing and his living. When I first heard that he was writing
Thornton Wilder writes to us these days and says he is shamelessly happy, and
now he has no father. That has of course nothing to do with Trac although
Thornton Wilder's childhood was passed in China. Trac had more or less not a
father at ...
And then we met Thornton Wilder. We might have known him long ago. Would
that have been as nice as knowing him now. This I do not know. There is always
some one that one is seeing more than any other one. Thornton Wilder began.
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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