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Selected Writings of Gertrude Stein

by Gertrude Stein

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I find Stein's writing difficult but ultimately worth the effort. This collection varies from very short pieces(less than a page) to novella length (The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas). ( )
  leslie.98 | Jun 26, 2013 |
Gerturde Stein is one of my favorite writers - as long as I avoid her "hard" pieces. I can only take those in very small doses. But the Autobiography of Alice Toklas and Everybody's Autobiography are wornderful - life transforming even. I read those at an impressionable age and they opened my eyes to other kinds of literature than I had previously known. I remember at the time feeling like I had leapt onto a fast moving train from a dead stop. It was breathtaking and unsettling but so exhilerating too. ( )
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0679724648, Paperback)

"This collection, a retrospective exhibit of the work of a woman who created a unique place for herself in the world of letters, contains a sample of practically every period and every manner in Gertrude Stein's career. It includes The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas in its entirety; selected passages from The Making of Americans; "Melanctha"from Three Lives; portraits of the painters Cezanne, Matisse, and Picasso; Tender Buttons; the opera Four Saints in Three Acts; and poem, plays, lectures, articles, sketches, and a generous portion of her famous book on the Occupation of France, Wars I Have Seen.

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