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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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 Picasso and
he did find it interesting. Yes I said and he did find it interesting. And then we ...
Oh yes I said well I am very sorry I said yes he said, well I said, how did she die,
well he said well you come and see Madame Caesar, certainly I said but how did
she die, well he said they found her dead in the ravine, who did I said, well he ...
... but if we climbed up on something, in a French street there is always
something to climb on and I said yes we might then ... every day oh no only twice
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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