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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The Egyptian is a young fellow I had only met him once before when he was with
a young Frenchman who had just written a nice little book about Proust . I had
only met him twice the young Frenchman once when he was very amusing and ...
It is natural that if anybody asks you to go anywhere , once you have the habit of
going anywhere , that you go anywhere once . If you go again you go again but if
you have a lot of interest in seeing anything you will go anywhere once . Anyway
We were all amused during the war there was an American over here and he
once said he had just made five hundred thousand dollars and he added all
honestly earned . Well that is the way I felt there it was and all honestly earned .
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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