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 always liked counting but I liked counting one two three four five six seven , or
one little Indian two little Indians three little Indian boys counting more than ten is
not interesting at least not to me because the numbers higher than ten unless ...
Jo Davidson says that what he wants is everybody to have an income then
nobody will worry about anything , well anyway an income if it does not go away
is very comforting and does not need so much counting as other kinds of
If you kept counting by ones and had purses in which you kept the separate ones
you could always keep everybody well fed and prettily dressed and the furniture
renewed whenever the covers grew shabby . And she did . Her husband David ...
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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