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 know I was so surprised when a banker cousin of mine said he could not
believe really believe that the depression was a depression although he did
believe it and that worried him . When a boom busted everybody knew it , they
used to say ...
He said French boys who went to the lycées which are controlled by the
government did believe in what the teachers believed , and therefore they never
did revolt , but boys who went to what in France they call a boite , a box that is to
of precipices and I could not believe that in going into the Yosemite there would
not be lots of them , they had told us not but naturally I did not believe them they
said the road was not dangerous , of course the road is not dangerous roads ...
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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