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 said all this to an old French lady Madame Pierlot , she is eighty - four and
remembers everything and she says , yes of course but knowing it is no
consolation . She might have been important that summer when everything was
different , what ...
... tell you that everything changes completely for you about every four years .
That is more or less so . The war lasted four years pieces of peace have a way of
lasting about four years . I said in the Autobiography that when one is young a
I was beginning writing and I began to write the Four In America . I was bothered
about it . I have always been bothered but mostly I am bothered because after all
I do as simply as it can as commonplacely as it can say what everybody can and
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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