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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When I was young the most awful moment of my life was when I really realized
that the stars are worlds and when I really realized that there were civilizations
that had completely disappeared from this earth . And now it happens again .
Then I ...
Perhaps America since the depression will never be so young again . I suppose it
has to happen it does to any dog that he can never be so young again . But then
after they get old they do get young again and so this can happen . It is almost ...
He is one of the four young men whose writing just then was interesting , and all
four of them were not very young they were all nearer thirty than twenty . It does
change the age that is young , once in Paris it was twenty - six , then it was twenty
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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