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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Everybody began to come in and my brother was talking , and this is what is
interesting , what makes one of the things that used to make me say something . I
did not care for any one being intelligent because if they are intelligent they talk
as if ...
Anyway this is a man about whom everybody is always talking . That is
something to know just what it is a man is , more often a man than a woman , and
when there is silence somebody is talking anybody is talking and they are talking
Just yesterday we were all talking and they were talking about something , there
were some Chinamen there and Americans and so the talking was political and
they were talking about the character of Roosevelt and I said something and the ...
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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