Exact Change, 1993 - 328 pagina's
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. "Everybody's Autobiography" is Stein at her most accessible and her most serious, and is among her most popular books.
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very large and heavy he was good-looking he had straight black hair and a very
good nose and forehead but not silly eyes, and he loved eating, he could eat a
whole rice pudding and he liked going into any kind of business. There always ...
Eating is a subject and a habit and the country in which one lives needs the kind
of eating everybody eats in it. All of our French friends who had been in America
had always said that the eating was EVERYBODY'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY •77.
been in America had always said that the eating was inedible. Jeanne Cook had
said that in all America there were no lettuces and no salads. Now of course
there is nothing but, but that after all that is what America needs it needs to do all
of it ...
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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