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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... and Alice Toklas refused the piano to them and everything else to them for
which we were paying and then they said that in that case they would take the
house back. When I came back I had been out walking with the dogs everything
was in ...
After every great war there is a time of spending and having everything and then
there is nothing and everybody talks about revolution and France having the
habit of revolution is pretty sure to have one. After all revolutions are a matter of
So Bradley my agent said he had made all the arrangements for me to get rich
and now I was upsetting everything. I was upsetting everything, I definitely did not
intend to do any of the things that Bradley wanted me to do. I would not sign a ...
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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