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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Then he would take us out to dinner, and San Francisco was a nice place in
those days to be taken out to dinner by a brother. And it all went on until one
spring or summer. Then one morning we could not wake up our father. Leo
climbed in by ...
And then Potter of the university extension of Columbia came to see me and he
was a nice man. I used to be so pleased with the author of the Girl Of The
Limberlost, Gene Stratton Porter, because she spoke of the men everybody met
in her ...
Well, he said and he was a nice man and he left. Of course I was awfully upset I
was to speak the next evening before two hundred and that was bad enough.
Carl Van Vechten had arranged all that but here was all this trouble and then I
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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