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Matisse Picasso and Gertrude Stein With Two Shorter Stories By Gertrude Stein
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Gertrude Stein (February 3, 1874 – July 27, 1946) was an... More > American novelist, poet, playwright and art collector. Born in the Allegheny West neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and raised in Oakland, California, Stein moved to Paris in 1903, and made France her home for the remainder of her life. She hosted a Paris salon, where the leading figures in modernism in literature and art would meet, such as Pablo Picasso, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Sinclair Lewis, Ezra Pound, and Henri Matisse.In 1933, Stein published a kind of memoir of her Paris years, The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, written in the voice of Alice B. Toklas, her life partner. Toklas was an American-born member of the Parisian avant-garde. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gertrude_Stein< Less
Three Lives By Gertrude Stein
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Gertrude Stein’s first published work Three Lives is divided into three different stories, each one a psychological portrait of a different women. The Good Anna describes an exacting German... More > house servant; Melanctha explores the love affair of an African-American woman; and The Gentle Lena narrates the fate of a patient German maid. The three narratives are independent of each other, but all are set in the fictional town of Bridgepoint. The innovative style of Three Lives broke with narrative, linear, and temporal conventions and catapulted Stein to the forefront of the American Modernist movement and inspired such later novelists as Ernest Hemingway and Jack Kerouac.< Less
Three Lives By Gertrude Stein
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Gertrude Stein’s first published work Three Lives is divided into three different stories, each one a psychological portrait of a different women. The Good Anna describes an exacting German... More > house servant; Melanctha explores the love affair of an African-American woman; and The Gentle Lena narrates the fate of a patient German maid. The three narratives are independent of each other, but all are set in the fictional town of Bridgepoint. The innovative style of Three Lives broke with narrative, linear, and temporal conventions and catapulted Stein to the forefront of the American Modernist movement and inspired such later novelists as Ernest Hemingway and Jack Kerouac.< Less
Tender Buttons By Gertrude Stein
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Tender Buttons is the best known of Gertrude Stein's "hermetic" works. It is a small book separated into three sections: Food, Objects and Rooms each containing prose under subtitles. It is... More > sometimes viewed as a modern classic experimental novel made up of prose poems. While living in Paris, Gertrude began writing for publication. Her earliest writings were mainly retellings of her college experiences. Mabel Dodge promoted Gertrude's works in the United States. Foreshadowing Gertrude's later critical reception, Mabel wrote in "Speculations": In Gertrude Stein's writing every word lives and, apart from concept, it is so exquisitely rhythmical and cadenced that if we read it aloud and receive it as pure sound, it is like a kind of sensuous music. Just as one may stop, for once, in a way, before a canvas of Picasso, and, letting one's reason sleep for an instant, may exclaim: "It is a fine pattern!"< Less
Geography and Plays By Gertrude Stein
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Sherwood Anderson (September 13, 1876 – March 8, 1941) was... More > an American novelist and short story writer, known for subjective and self-revealing works. Self-educated, he rose to become a successful copywriter and business owner in Cleveland and Elyria, Ohio. In 1912, Anderson had a nervous breakdown that led him to abandon his business and family to become a writer.At the time, he moved to Chicago and was eventually married three more times. His most enduring work is the short-story sequence Winesburg, Ohio, which launched his career. Throughout the 1920s, Anderson published several short story collections, novels, memoirs, books of essays, and a book of poetry. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sherwood_Anderson< Less
Tender Buttons (Annotated) By Gertrude Stein
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Tender Buttons is the best known of Gertrude Stein's "hermetic" works. It is a small book separated into three sections: Food, Objects and Rooms each containing prose under subtitles. It is... More > sometimes viewed as a modern classic experimental novel made up of prose poems. While living in Paris, Gertrude began writing for publication. Her earliest writings were mainly retellings of her college experiences. Mabel Dodge promoted Gertrude's works in the United States. Foreshadowing Gertrude's later critical reception, Mabel wrote in "Speculations":< Less
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Tender Buttons By Gertrude Stein
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Ahead of Her Time, And Ours As Well... Tender Buttons, Stein’s first published work of poetry, debuted in 1914 as a volume of powerful avant-garde expression. This meditation on ordinary... More > living is presented in three compelling sections—“Objects,” “Food,” and “Rooms”—through which Stein delights in experiments with language. Emphasizing rhythm and sonority over traditional grammar, Stein’s wordplay has garnered praise from readers and critics alike. In “A Piece of Coffee,” for example, Stein plays with conventional language and cubist imagery to produce a stunningly original literary effect: "A single image is not splendor. Dirty is yellow. A sign of more is not mentioned. A piece of coffee is not a detainer. The resemblance to yellow is dirtier and distincter. The clean mixture is whiter and not coal color, never more coal color than altogether." Get Your Copy Now.< Less
Tender Buttons By Gertrude Stein
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Ahead of Her Time, And Ours As Well... Tender Buttons, Stein’s first published work of poetry, debuted in 1914 as a volume of powerful avant-garde expression. This meditation on ordinary... More > living is presented in three compelling sections—“Objects,” “Food,” and “Rooms”—through which Stein delights in experiments with language. Emphasizing rhythm and sonority over traditional grammar, Stein’s wordplay has garnered praise from readers and critics alike. In “A Piece of Coffee,” for example, Stein plays with conventional language and cubist imagery to produce a stunningly original literary effect: "A single image is not splendor. Dirty is yellow. A sign of more is not mentioned. A piece of coffee is not a detainer. The resemblance to yellow is dirtier and distincter. The clean mixture is whiter and not coal color, never more coal color than altogether." Get Your Copy Now.< Less
Tender Buttons By Gertrude Stein
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A reprint of Sten's 1914 volume of prose poetry.