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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... the possibility of changing the regime, that is a revolution, but otherwise there
was nothing to worry them except family quarrels and family quarrels are exciting
but not really worrisome, so Frenchwomen never had worry lines in their faces.
exciting or interesting, after all the business of an artist is to be really exciting and
he is only exciting, when nothing is happening, if anything happens then it is like
any other one, after all Hamlet Shakespeare's most interesting play has really ...
The thing that was most exciting about them was that they had no roots did
anybody want anything to be more interesting than that that the oldest and the
solidest and the biggest tree that could be grown had no foundation, there it was
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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