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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is very interesting. We both had put on our glasses to do this reading he to read
and I to look on while he was reading. In France they always read everything
aloud they read more with their ears than with their eyes but in reading English
one that came he looks interesting what did he say about my writing. He said it
was interesting. Yes but did he not say anything more, yes I said he said that
certain descriptions that you make have the same quality as your painting. Oh
yes said ...
ideas but the real ideas are not the relation of human beings as groups but a
human being to himself inside him and that is an idea that is more interesting
than humanity in groups, after all the minute that there are a lot of them they do
not do it ...
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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