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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I asked everybody what in the fifteenth century would have been a much
frequented road , would it mean that somebody passed at least once a day , they
all seemed to think that frequented would mean more often . It is hard to know just
I asked him . Marionettes he said oh I said , do you make them oh yes he said
and what do you with them , well he said I earn my living carving furniture but I do
this besides and I play them , I know Punch and Judy and nothing more I said ...
Well that is the way the capital was , I wrote it about French capitals but
Washington was just the same only it did look different and not at all the same .
We were staying with some one and we were all asked to tea at the White House
and 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