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 began reading it to him in French , he and I were on the couch together and his
wife was sitting on a chair and was talking to Alice Toklas and then they all
listened as I began . I talk French badly and write it worse but so does Pablo he
When it was all done he said now at last it was satisfactory , we had enough to
live on if we lived very quietly and we all did live very quietly until the war began ,
other things have happened since but we did live very very quietly until the war ...
We quieted down and I began working and naturally I began writing lectures to
be given , as if we were going to go to America . I began writing them and I had
written several of them , and when I began writing then I gave up thinking about ...
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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