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 wonder . I can still see the school room and hear the things read out and how
that neither I nor my brother had lent a hand . I never really did care very much
about hearing any one lecture . My eyes always have told me more than my ears
just then , not that that mattered , not to him or to us , but anyway we were very
close friends then and we had talked about how you came to be appointed
professor and he was and so we went to hear him . We went to every lecture , it
was a ...
Next day we found a nice place where we could and did eat everything but by
that time Miss Hockaday had driven over and showed us but before that was over
we had gone to hear Porgy . This is the story of that . They asked us to dinner to ...
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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