Everybody who was anybody: a biography of Gertrude Stein, Volume 1
Putnam, 1975 - 244 pagina's
Reviews the legendary expatriate American writer, art collector, and saloniste, exploring her public and private endeavors, her relationships with family, friends, and fellow artists, and her impact on twentieth-century art and literature
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Perhaps the most appealing was 'Poetry and Grammar', in which Gertrude tried to
define the difference between poetry and prose, and to explain the functions of
different parts of speech, and of punctuation. Of poetry, she wrote : 'Poetry is I ...
When I first heard that he was writing poetry I had a-funny feeling. It was Henry
Kahnweiler the dealer who first told me about it. What kind of poetry is it I said,
why just poetry he said you know poetry like everybody writes. Oh I said. Well .
The names of the states 'make music and they are poetry, you do not have to
recite them all but you say any one two three four or five of them and you will see
they make music and they make poetry'. She continues, in this last section of
Wars I ...
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I enjoyed reading and learning about this remarkable woman. she was at the start of the modern painting and literature. he had an influence on 20th century culture and she live a very radical life without making it a issue. she was someone that lived our life and her values Volledige review lezen
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