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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... William Aspinwall Bradley. So he was excited and I had to have a telephone
put in first at twenty- seven rue de Fleurus and then here at Bilignin. I had always
before that not had a telephone but now that I was going 44 GERTRUDE STEIN.
So this is what happened, we came back to Paris very late in the autumn and we
installed a telephone and we talked over the telephone every morning Mr.
Bradley and I and decided who was to publish the book because there was no
I said I would telephone to the garage man. The telephone would not telephone.
Then I went out to speak to every one. The Polish woman was there and I said
well and she said yes and she said Jean is always like that when anything like
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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