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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that had taught her 'that in composition one thing is as important as another thing.
Each part is as important as the whole'. In 'Melanctha' for the first time all the parts
of the statement appear, so that the description comes closer to the reality ...
... make of this thing a beautiful thing because they know what they are doing, the
thing having already been invented, but the inventor because he does not know
what he is going to invent inevitably the thing he makes must have its ugliness.
That Gertrude was to be treated like royalty was never doubted by the Americans
that entertained her or who listened to her lectures. Although she had mostly
good things to say about the country, she was also capable of telling the blunt
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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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