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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We had been very peaceful in Bilignin for two years and then the lieutenant came
back , and he wanted to sell us the next piece of his lease that he had not got
because we had taken the end of his and yet he said he wanted to take as much
So I had been writing the Four In America and I was beginning to quarrel with my
literary agent because he wanted me to sign something . I am always ready to
sign anything a bank tells me to sign but anything else fills me with suspicion .
Then he wanted to know what celebrities I wanted to meet , any celebrity can
choose whom he wants to meet and that is a pleasure and he mentioned several
and I said no , no , but I had heard that one was there that to me would be a ...
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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