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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Anything interests anybody who is writing but not so a painter oh no not at all. As I
told Picasso the egotism of a writer is not at all the same egotism as the egotism
of a painter and all the painters felt that way about The Autobiography of Alice ...
Gradually I was writing. About an unhappy childhood well I never had an
unhappy anything. What is the use of having an unhappy anything. My brother
and I had had everything. Gradually he was remembering that his childhood had
not been ...
He said that a great many artists were buying his things and I understood that
thing, he made it clearer than Picasso could to them this thing this writing which is
the painting everybody is now doing. I do not mean the writing of their poetry but
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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