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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Sometimes in Paris people used to turn up that I had not seen for many years . I
remember one year two or three that I had not seen for eighteen years turned up .
Certainly there is no use in seeing anybody you have not seen for eighteen ...
answer well to questioning , naturally I do answer well because after all if I do not
talk too much or too long I do say what is there to be seen but of course if I do talk
too much or too long then it gets to be arguing and that is not interesting ...
We went to the country for the day and night before watching the rehearsal , I
have never seen a rehearsal and it will be very exciting . In the country I went
over to a village called Littleworth and passed a field full of calves , being English
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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