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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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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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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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 >

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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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Released: July 1, 1971

"Of special bibliographic interest too, since none of these has been printed before in its original form."
For one whose life and reputation depended so heavily on magnificent friendships, Gertrude Stein has remained an oddly remote figure — formidable to her contemporaries and largely dismissed by later generations. Read full book review >

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Released: June 15, 1936

"Go after the followers."
I don't like — or "get" — Gertrude Stein — but for those who do, here she is again. 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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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 1997

"Perhaps the most convincing marker of the success of this collection is that, in addition to conveying so much about these correspondents, it prompts one to regret anew the decline of letter writing."
By giving both sides of an ongoing written conversation, this useful collection offers an unusual portrait of a long and important literary friendship. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1999

"The collection makes a convincing case for Toklas's assertion that 'notes are a very beautiful form of literature'—personal, provocative, and tender."
The domestic correspondence between Mr. Cuddle-Wuddle (Stein) and Baby Precious (Toklas) reveals the inner hearts and inner workings of the 20th century's most famous lesbian marriage. Read full book review >

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PORTRAITS AND PRAYERS by Gertrude Stein
Released: Nov. 7, 1934

"So, with that bit of information to hand on to your Gertrude Stein satellites (and she has a 'snob appeal' to the so-called intelligentsia these days), we sign off."
Miss Stein includes in this book the material for the United States lectures. 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 >