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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In East Oakland sometimes we knew a great many and sometimes we did not
know any . It does change very much who you know and when you know them .
In East Oakland we knew the people who lived in the houses near us , the people
It happened a couple of years ago . He was an old Negro not very old but old , he
worked a little every day he just made enough money to keep him , he never had
any money on him , he had nobody nobody knew him only as everybody knew ...
I had always thought not thought but felt that Lee was a man who knew that the
South could not win of course he knew that thing how could a man who was
destined by General Scott to succeed him in command of the American armies
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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