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Gertrude Stein: her life and work

Elizabeth Sprigge

Gertrude Stein: her life and work

by Elizabeth Sprigge

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3537.T323 Z825 1957
The Physical Object
Pagination277 p.
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24963915M
LC Control Number56012229

Gertrude Stein's playful and witty story of her life with Alice Toklas (told via the life story of Alice) chronicles nearly thirty years, up to Crackling with energy and zest, the story unfolds like conversation at a party where Picasso, Hemingway, Matisse, and others are in attendance, and the reader is introduced to them all in succession. The lives of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas have been documented in detail in numerous books, including The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, Stein's own account of their early years in following is a brief timeline pinpointing key events in their lives: February 3 Gertrude Stein is born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania. The youngest of Amelia and Daniel Stein's five children, her.

  She wrote a children’s book. Stein had a successful career as a writer. Among her most well-known works are The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (a memoir of her life told from the perspective of her life partner, Alice B. Toklas), The Making of Americans, and Tender Buttons. Stein's first book, Three Lives, her most realistic work, foreshadowed her more abstract (conceptual and not easily expressed by conventional methods) writings and demonstrated a number of influences including, Gustave Flaubert's (–) Trois contes, and automatic writing. "Melanctha," the best of the three novellas (written pieces that.

  Gertrude Stein () is called a genius, and it’s from that vantage her writing is read — or not read, since awe and reverence are regularly met by dismissal and ridicule. Therefore, we can say that Gertrude Stein is the pioneer of this new movement of the early 20th century, but she doesn't directly take part in it. Copy of Gertrude Stein's work Tender Buttons. It is this ambiguity that revolves around the character of Gertrude Stein, which has made her an .


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Get this from a library. Gertrude Stein: her life and work. [Elizabeth Sprigge] -- Biography of the writer, art collector and important figure in the literary movement, in both France and America, in the 's.

How a book by Gertrude Stein taught me to write about myself that I really began to want to reread her work.

there was a very profound feeling of life in her for anyone who knew her. From the time she moved to France in until her death in Neuilly-sur-Seine inAmerican 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. It might even justify Gertrude Stein's experiments, should they teach us to give up talking about one art as though it were another.

Anyway, this book shows that what makes much of Gertrude Stein's work unreadable to most readers can still make her character Gertrude Stein: her life and work book and significant. “Alice B. Toklas wrote hers and now everybody will write theirs.” In Gertrude Stein’s The Autobiography of Alice B.

Toklas skyrocketed to the top of the bestseller lists, and the author found herself a ody’s Autobiography is the very Steinian account of her soul-satisfying next five years in France, England, and America, where she made a triumphant tour of the country.

Three Lives () is a work of fiction written in and by American writer Gertrude Stein. The book is separated into three stories, "The Good Anna," "Melanctha," and "The Gentle Lena.". The three stories are independent of each other, but all are set in Bridgepoint, a fictional town based on Baltimore.

Synopses. donc je suis un malheureux et ce n’est ni ma faute ni celle de la vie. Gertrude Stein wanted Ida to be known in two ways: as a novel about a woman in the age of celebrity culture and as a text with its own story to tell. With the publication of this workshop edition of Ida, we have the novel exactly as it was published inand we also have the full record of its Esdale offers informative critical commentary and judiciously selected archival.

Born near Pittsburgh inAmerican writer Gertrude Stein left a profound mark on 20th-century modernism through her literary work and her enthusiastic patronage of avant-garde art. Her deep black eyes and solemn face reveal her sturdy character while her work is a reflection of her personality, profoundly deep with an ironic sense of humor.

Stein died of Cancer at the American Hospital in Neuilly on J Buy Books by Gertrude Stein. This thoughtful and sophisticated book views Gertrude Stein's life and writings through the lens of transgender theory.

Reframing earlier scholarship that falsely assumes that Stein's masculinity was a misogynist manifestation of self-hatred, Chris Coffman argues that her gender was transmasculine and affirms her masculinity as a vital force in.

Gertrude Stein (February 3, – J ) was an American novelist, poet, playwright, and art collector. Born in the Allegheny West neighborhood of Pittsburgh, and raised in Oakland, California, Stein moved to Paris inand made France her home for the remainder of her life. This thoughtful and sophisticated book views Gertrude Stein’s life and writings through the lens of transgender theory.

Reframing earlier scholarship that falsely assumes that Stein’s masculinity was a misogynist manifestation of self-hatred, Chris Coffman argues that her gender was transmasculine and affirms her masculinity as a vital.

Gertrude Stein moved to France at the beginning of the 20th century and became a notable art collector. Stein is now perhaps best known for her contributions to lesbian literature, particularly Th. Gertrude Stein was herself a modernist writer and playwright who spearheaded the movement, developing her ‘continuous present’ style of narration.

Among her many dense works is How to Write, a work that still challenges and provokes today’s readers. In the book, Stein uses the English language in ways that seem unorthodox. Gertrude Stein: her life and work.

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Find more information about: OCLC Number: Although Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas both grew up in California, they met in Paris in By that time, Stein had been living in Paris with her brother, artist Leo Stein, for four years; their flat at 27 rue de Fleurus had become home to a remarkable collection of modern art, as well as a lively salon.

Gertrude Stein’s “Paris France” is a book about Paris that tells many true things about the French but also gives a picture of Gertrude and her.

Gertrude Stein is Gertrude Stein is Gertrude Stein book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A biography of the American author and 3/5. Gertrude Stein: Her Life and Work. Gertrude Stein: Her Life and Work Request an Image. New York. by SPRIGGE, Elizabeth. New York: Harper, Very Good.

Later. Very good. (Pages: ) Book covers have browned along edgesFormer owner's name front endpaper. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another. Gertrude Stein () was a major literary figure at the center of a circle of expatriate writers and artists living in Paris during the early decades of the twentieth century.

She is the author of Three Lives, Tender Buttons, and The Making of Americans, among other Autobiography of Alice B.

Toklas was a best-seller in the United States.5/5(1).Gertrude Stein was born on February 3,in Allegheny, Pennsylvania. Stein was an imaginative, influential writer in the 20th century. The daughter of a wealthy merchant, she spent her early Born: An illustrated edition of Gertrude Stein’s most well-known work, The Autobiography of Alice B.

Toklas, bursting with the bright, sophisticated, and fanciful images of artist Maira Kalman Considered one of the richest and most irreverent biographies in history, The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas was written by Gertrude Stein in the style and.