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Gertrude Stein is Gertrude Stein is Gertrude Stein: her life and work

by William Garland Rogers

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Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France,
  • Paris
    • Subjects:
    • Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946.,
    • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Americans -- France -- Paris -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Authors, American.

    • About the Edition

      A biography of the American author and art collector who was a prominent figure on the literary scene in early twentieth-century Paris.

      Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 223-227.

      Statementby W. G. Rogers. Illustrated with photos.
      SeriesWomen of America
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3537.T323 Z795
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 237 p.
      Number of Pages237
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5288132M
      ISBN 100690325851
      LC Control Number72007555

      Gertrude Stein was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, on February 3, , the youngest of five children of Daniel and Amelia Stein, her wealthy German-Jewish-American parents. As a child, she lived in Vienna, Austria, and Paris, France, but grew up mainly in Oakland, and San Francisco, California. The modern and postmodern relevance of Gertrude Stein has been recognized last year [] by two epochal traveling exhibitions: “Seeing Gertrude Stein: Five Stories” at the Contemporary Jewish Museum of San Francisco (May-September ) was the first-ever museum show that focused solely on Stein’s personality and life, organized in.

        Will’s book “Unlikely Collaboration: Gertrude Stein, Bernard Faÿ, and the Vichy Dilemma,” coming out later this year, may provide more food for thought. Many scholars today are more interested in Stein’s political leanings than her Modernist literary work.   Portrait of Gertrude Stein, New York, November 4, (Photo: Carl Van Vechten) Gertrude Stein was a complex, iconic, artistic figure: an experimental writer, an intellectual salon hostess, a collector and nurturer of modern artists, an openly gay woman who admired authoritarian men. Her contradictions abounded and so did contradictions in many of her political statements.

      From the time she moved to France in until her death in Neuilly-sur-Seine in , American 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. The American book tour that catapulted Gertrude Stein from quirky artist to a household name. In , experimental writer and longtime expatriate Gertrude Stein skyrocketed to overnight fame with the publication of an unlikely best seller, The Autobiography of Alice B. iming the voice of her partner Alice, The Autobiography was actually Gertrude's work.


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Gertrude Stein is Gertrude Stein is Gertrude Stein: her life and work by William Garland Rogers Download PDF EPUB FB2

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. She hosted a Paris salon, where the leading figures of modernism in literature and art, such as Pablo.

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. Gertrude Stein: Her life and work Hardcover – January 1, by Elizabeth Sprigge (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Hardcover, January 1, $ — $Cited by: 5. Published to commemorate its 75th anniversary, The World Is Round brings back into print the classic story created by Gertrude Stein and Clement Hurd. Written in her unique prose style, Gertrude Stein's The World Is Round chronicles the adventures of a young girl named Rose--a whimsical tale that delights in wordplay and sound while exploring the ideas of personal identity and individuality.

Gertrude Stein, avant-garde American writer, eccentric, and self-styled genius whose Paris home was a salon for the leading artists and writers of the period between World Wars I and II.

Stein spent her infancy in Vienna and in Passy, France, and her. Gertrude Stein. ‘The plan was that she would write about her own life in the guise of writing the autobiography of her partner, Alice B Toklas.’.

Born inin Pittsburgh, and raised in Oakland California, Stein relocated to Paris in with her brother Leo and made France her home for the remainder of her life. The joint art collection of Gertrude and Leo Stein began in and would go on to become one of the most important collections of modern art in the world.

In this work, as observation-upon-observation unfolds, enveloping "the real," "the truth" and "the whole" in both criss-crossing patterns and repetitive sounds, Gertrude Stein searches for deeper, more indefinable truths about her friends and acquaintances--not in terms of form, but in terms of the s: Gertrude Stein Views Life and Politics By LANSING WARREN.

aris -- A visit to Miss Gertrude Stein in her studio in the Rue de Fleurus is like consulting a Grecian sibyl. But, as Miss Stein says of Avila and Barcelona in her opera, there is a difference. Stein was a one-woman renegade literary movement, and her body of work - including Three Lives, Tender Buttons, The Making of Americans, and The Autobiography of Alice B.

Toklas - broke a long succession of moulds. When she died inGertrude Stein was a transcontinental literary icon, and one of the most influential writers of the Reviews: Gertrude Stein: her life and work.

[Elizabeth Sprigge] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Sprigge. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Gertrude Stein was a writer, poet and an ardent collector of Modernist art.

She rejected the conventional style of early nineteenth-century literature and developed an abstract manner of expression that was similar to the work of the Post-Impressionists and Cubists in the visual arts.

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.

Gertrude Stein was the youngest of five children. When she was one year old, her father, Daniel, abandoned the family clothing business (Stein Bros.) following a falling out with his brother and moved with his wife (Amelia) and his children to Stein's moved again to Paris (via Passy) when Gertrude was four years old before returning to America in 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. 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. Claire Marie to Gertrude Stein, 18 Februaryin The Flowers of Friendship: Letters Written to Gertrude Stein, ed.

Donald Gallup (New York: Knopf, ), The original letters are held at the Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library (cited hereafter as YCAL). Gertrude Stein was a notorious art collector, active during the early s.

She was born in Pennsylvania in to a German-Jewish immigrant family. She and her husband Leo collected works from artists like Henri Matisse, Paul Cezanne, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and. At the same time, Barbara Will’s new book, Unlikely Collaboration: Gertrude Stein, Bernard Faÿ and the Vichy Dilemma () tries to show the “real” Stein in just one color: black.

Most of Gertrude Stein’s work did not reach a mass audience because she never meant to be a commercial writer. 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. InGertrude Stein’s The Making of Americans: Being a History of a Family’s Progress was published, though the author had finished it many years earlier. It was quite a task to find a publisher for it, and so it languished until the inscrutable author had her first major commercial success with The Autobiography of Alice B.

Toklas — a memoir that Gertrude Stein ( – ) not. The “Cook Book” itself sits in a kind of bath of reminiscence about Toklas’s life with Gertrude Stein, from which its own literary virtue derives. Gertrude Stein, this larger than life character, did not live to witness Fay’s escape.

She died on the 27 th July after an operation for stomach cancer. Stein was interred in Père-Lachaise cemetery. When Alice B Toklas, her partner of 40 years, died inshe was buried beside her. Lead photo credit: Gertrude Stein, photo by Carl.