Published January 1988
by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||272|
The quality of this book is a disgrace to this amazing and groundbreaking work by Gertrude Stein in terms of how it was printed and bound. Although the cover is lovely, the inside basically looks like someone typed up the manuscript on their computer, failed to format anything, printed a copy on their printer and then glued it hisn-alarum.com by: Gertrude Stein () was an American novelist, poet, playwright, and art collector. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and raised in Oakland, California, Stein moved to Paris in , and made France her home for the remainder of her life. Gertrude Stein has books on Goodreads with ratings. Gertrude Stein’s most popular book is The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas. Linda Wagner-Martin is the author of biographies of Sylvia Plath and Gertrude Stein. Her latest book, Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald: An American Woman's Story is the 'cultural biography' of one of the.
Jan 30, · Gertrude Stein, avant-garde American writer, eccentric, and self-styled genius whose Paris home was a salon for the leading artists and writers of the period between World Wars I and II. Stein spent her infancy in Vienna and in Passy, France, and her girlhood in . From the time she moved to France in until her death in Neuilly-sur-Seine in , American writer Gertrude Stein was a central figure in the Parisian art world. An advocate of the avant garde, Stein helped shape an artistic movement that demanded a novel form of expression and a conscious break with the past. The Paris salon at 27 rue de Fleurus that she shared with Alice B. Toklas, her. Aug 15, · Ernest Hemingway and John Steinbeck rejected the offer. But Gertrude Stein responded not only that she wanted to do it, but that she “had already nearly completed” the perfect book for the Author: Adrienne Raphel. Stein wrote a number of other thought provoking books such as How to Write () and Stanzas in Meditation and Other Poems  (). It was in that Stein wrote her most famous work, The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (). In this book Stein narrated the feelings of .
Jul 01, · Gertrude Stein's fifty-odd page remembrance of Pablo Picasso is brief in page length only. Her convolved writing style challenges the reader to think within the context of Picasso's own creative processes. This is not a quick read, but I was struck by how Stein had her finger on the pulse of Picasso's drive and desire in painting/5(4). Aug 01, · Tender Buttons is a book by American writer Gertrude Stein consisting of three sections titled "Objects", "Food", and "Rooms". While the short book consists of multiple poems covering the everyday mundane, Stein's experimental use of language re. GONYEA: This is a children's book but it's also very much a Gertrude Stein book. HURD: And I think it's a wonderful thing to just sit around and read out loud for adults. When they first got the book, Margaret and the editors - William Scott and his brother-in-law - they sat at her apartment reading it out loud. That was the first way they read it. For more than a generation, Gertrude Stein's Paris home at 27 rue de Fleurus was the center of a glittering coterie of artists and writers, one of whom was Pablo Picasso. In this intimate and revealing memoir, Stein tells us much about the great man (and herself) and offers many insights into /5(3).