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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they are very brutal not brutal but callous to human emotion and they also never
listen. They do not hear what you say nor do they listen but they use for the thing
they want to do the thing they are not hearing. And then it came to me it is ...
... Three Acts that I had written for him and that he had written. He took it to
America with him and played it to any one who would listen to him and quite a
few did listen. And now there was a chance that somebody would undertake to
perform it, ...
Are we for example. I have wanted to write a whole book about words of one
syllable. In a play I have just written called Listen To Me I keep thinking of words
of one syllable. It is natural to write poems of words of one syllable and some live
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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