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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a land of fathers. Mothers may not be cheering but they are not as depressing as
fathers. Bennett Cerf has a father but he is more than a father and Bennett himself
is more a brother and a nephew or a great nephew than a father, that is the ...
our father was more a bother than he had been, that is natural enough. Hitherto
we had naturally not had to remember him most of the time and now
remembering him had begun. Mike had come back from the East, so we were all
Then one morning we could not wake up our father. Leo climbed in by the
window and called out to us that he was dead in his bed and he was. Then we
stayed where we were a little longer and then we moved to San Francisco. Mike
was our ...
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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