Search Results: "Gertrude Stein"


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IDA by Gertrude Stein
Released: June 15, 1941

"You're wrong, Miss Stein, enough."
If Ida goes on, does she go on even when she does go on any more. Read full book review >

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OPERAS & PLAYS by Gertrude Stein
Released: April 3, 1987

"Reread Another,' 1921)."
"Well before Beckett or Pinter," writes James R. Mellow in his new introduction here, "Stein immobilized her characters in talk, talk, talk." Read full book review >

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THE MAKING OF AMERICANS by Gertrude Stein
Released: Feb. 8, 1934

"From the specific to the general, it becomes a history of everyone everywhere."
THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ALICE B. TOKLAS introduced Gertrude Stein to many readers who had not been able to break through the complexities of her medium of expression previously. Read full book review >

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MRS. REYNOLDS by Gertrude Stein
Released: June 15, 1952

"Intellectual snob appeal."
Perhaps the simplest way to describe this book is to let Miss Stein explain it herself, as she does in her epilogue. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 1, 1933

"Intensely interesting, and should have more than a moderate sale."
A book that is going to cause some annoyance and much discussion. Read full book review >

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THE WORLD IS ROUND by Roberta Arenson
Released: June 15, 1939

Surprise, surprise! Read full book review >

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EVERYBODY'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY by Gertrude Stein
Released: Dec. 2, 1937

"This is true to some extent and she quotes occasionally from Thornton Wilder, Woollcott, Bromfield, Seabrook, Bernard Fay, Carl Van Vechten; but on the whole she monopolizes the book."
Read this fast, with no stops, no emphases, an unmodulated tone, and it is intelligible. Read full book review >

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ALPHABETS AND BIRTHDAYS by Gertrude Stein
Released: June 15, 1957

"And that is that."
Plodding along in a Time-centered world of dates and numbers and months and letters we meet a population in the work from which this volume draws its title of animals, feelings, activities, typewriters, horses and hills. Read full book review >

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WARS I HAVE SEEN by Gertrude Stein
Released: March 6, 1945

"Distracted rather than distracting."
Perhaps this is the shot in the arm that war reporting needs — though I question it. Read full book review >

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BREWSIE AND WILLIE by Gertrude Stein
Released: July 1, 1946

"Miss Stein at her most lucid and most liberal, and making sense on both scores most of the time."
Wars I Have Seen broke Gertrude Stein's sales record. Read full book review >

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TO DO by Gertrude Stein
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 5, 2001

"With a Stein-like flourish, we added: 'and that is that.'"
Some things never change: the first posthumous publication of this typically eccentric Stein work elicited from Kirkus (August 15, 1957, p. 619) the recognition of "a Stein clique." Read full book review >

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FOUR IN AMERICA by Gertrude Stein
Released: Oct. 21, 1947

"There's a Stein clique."
This book will create keen interest because it is the last-and-posthumous-work of Gertrude Stein. Read full book review >