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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And if you stop writing if you are a genius and you have stopped writing are you
still one if you have stopped writing. I do wonder about that thing. And what are
revolutions, have they anything to do with genius. I suppose a revolution as I
I often wonder about the world being covered all over with people. A young
Benedictine father in Hautecombe has just written a book about a sixteenth-
century abbe of Hautecombe. I read the manuscript when I was in Bilignin and he
says in it ...
... driven into the valley and there was no precipice, how they made the road as it
is and going always higher and never at any time in any place to feel as if you
were jumping off and never necessary to change your speed it was a wonder.
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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