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 knew that of course they would say what it was the habit for newspapers
to say I said and yet I did like talking with them . Once it may have been in
Cleveland or Indianapolis , I was talking there were two or three of them and a ...
And of course Poe had been to the University and I was speaking to the Raven
Society and of course I had always liked Poe I liked his explanation of the Raven
and I liked his None can sing so wildly well and best of all I like because that is ...
... believe them they said the road was not dangerous , of course the road is not
dangerous roads rarely are but it is what you see when you don ' t see anything
except the sky that gives you that funny feeling and makes what I call precipitous .
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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