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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As I said he had lived in France as long as I had he had a son he had a grandson
here, he had his wife and friends he seemed reasonably content and happy. And
about five years ago he said he wanted to go back to California but why I said ...
I was reading he was listening and his eyes were wide open and then suddenly
his wife Olga Picasso got up and said she would not listen she would go away
she said. What's the matter, we said, I do not know that woman she said and left.
And then from everywhere came programs and would I write my name and then
there was a man he was very drunk and his wife was coaxing him along I
suppose it was his wife and anyway she was coaxing him along and he said he
had to ...
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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