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Gertrude Stein"s America.

Gertrude Stein

Gertrude Stein"s America.

by Gertrude Stein

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Published by R. B. Luce in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- In literature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Gilbert A. Harrison.
    ContributionsHarrison, Gilbert A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3537.T323 A6 1965
    The Physical Object
    Pagination103 p.
    Number of Pages103
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17762240M

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    Gertrude Stein's influence in the Parisian art and literary worlds during the first part of the 20th century is inestimable. She was a primary catalyst of the modern art and modern literature. Gertrude Stein was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, on February 3, , to wealthy German-Jewish immigrants. At the age of three, her family moved first to Vienna and then to Paris. They returned to America in and settled in Oakland, California. Her mother, Amelia, died of cancer in and.

    Gertrude Stein's To Do: A Book of Alphabets and Birthdays falls squarely into this group. Stein wrote To Do in after the success of her first children's book, The World is Round ().   Indeed, it almost cries out for attention, as the literary biographer Roy Morris Jr. reveals in his brisk new book, Gertrude Stein Has Arrived. Of course, by the s, there was a long tradition of ambitious literary types crossing the ocean to bring their shtick to Middle America.


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Gertrude Stein was an American writer who spent most of her life in France, and who became a catalyst in the development of modern art and literature.

Her life was marked by two primary relationships, the first with her brother Leo Stein, fromand the second with Alice B. Toklas, from until Stein's death in /5(1). In Gertrude Stein’s America Gilbert Harrison provides Ms.

Stein’s thoughts about many aspects of America. Stein was born in the U.S. and lived the first half of her life there before moving to Paris at the age of She is best known for her meetings there with young literary figures such as Hemmingway and Fitzgerald and for the Cited by: 3.

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 Literary movement: Modernist literature. First published in and long out of print, The Geographical History of America brings together prose pieces, dialogues, philosophical meditations, and playlets by one of the century's most influential experimental writers.

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America poem by Gertrude Stein. Once in English they said America. Was it English to they said like a fog. Page/5. Gertrude Stein's America | Gertrude Stein, Gilbert A Gilbert A. Harrison, for many years editor in chief of the New Republic, was one of Stein's publishers.

For this volume, he selected excerpts from her essays, novels, plays, poems, lectures, and interviews, to introduce readers to a little known aspect of her work. From the time she moved to France in until her death in Neuilly-sur-Seine inAmerican 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. "In spite of all the recent interest in the writings of Gertrude Stein, the novel Lucy Church Amiably has remained one of the least known of her major works.

The first edition, published in Paris inwas never widely distributed in the United States, and the American edition (published in ) stayed in print for only a short time. 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 girlhood in Oakland, Calif. She entered the.

Gertrude Stein’s “Paris France” is a book about Paris that tells many true things about the French but also gives a picture of Gertrude and her times that is about who Americans are and what.

Gertrude Stein was an American author and poet best known for her modernist writings, extensive art collecting and literary salon in s : “It excited me as one might grow excited in going in a new and wonderful country where everything is strange—a sort of Lewis and Clark expedition for me.

Here words laid before me as the painter had laid the color pans on the table in my presence. My mind did a kind of jerking flop and after Miss Stein’s book had come into my hands I spent days going about with a tablet of paper in my. 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. So it is timely to publish what her admirers consider her greatest book, hitherto available only in a limited edition published in Paris 17 years ago.

The text has been edited by Bernard Fay. The groundbreaking writer Gertrude Stein was intensely American, though she lived most of her life in France. She never lost her ardor for the United States. She wrote about America and the Americans she met in France. This volume includes excerpts from her essays, novels, plays and poems that express her love for America.

Although Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas both grew up in California, they met in Paris in By that time, Stein had been living in Paris with her brother, artist Leo Stein, for four years; their flat at 27 rue de Fleurus had become home to a remarkable collection of modern art, as well as a lively salon.

Gertrude’s family moved to France when she was 3 but came back to America in and settled in Oakland, California where Stein spent her childhood. Stein attended Radcliffe College to study psychology under the expert supervision of noted psychologist William James and then went on to John Hopkins medical School for further studies.

Stein even dedicated her famous book Lectures in America to Faÿ, since it was by listening to Faÿ lecture at the Collège that Stein said she learned how to speak in public.

But Stein and Faÿ’s friendship was based on more than mutual career support. While Faÿ was helping Stein with legal and literary matters, he was also conversing with.

InGertrude Stein spoke at Oxford and Cambridge in a series of lectures designed to bring her to wider attention. And inshe published her book, The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, the first of Gertrude Stein's writings to be financially successful.

In this book, Stein takes on the voice of Alice B. Toklas in writing about herself. I don't like — or "get" — Gertrude Stein — but for those who do, here she is again.

There is a cult. Go after the followers. I don't like — or "get" — Gertrude Stein — but for those who do, here she is again. THE GEOGRAPHICAL HISTORY OF AMERICA.

by Gertrude Stein. BUY NOW FROM our editors select the one author and one book. The book contains many autobiographical elements.

Some scholars argue that David Hersland is a fictional representation of Gertrude Stein's brother Leo. [7] Gossols, the Western city that the Hersland family calls home, is said to be a stand-in for the Steins' hometown of Oakland, : Gertrude Stein.Faerl Marie Torres.

Gertrude Stein Award Winner. Faerl Marie Torres holds an MFA with a concentration in fiction. Pieces of her short fiction have appeared or are forthcoming in Medical Muse, Centum Press, and The Dr.

T.J. Eckleburg is the winner of the Gertrude Stein Award in Fiction (), the Hillerman-McGarrity Creative Writing Endowment (), and the Dear Lucky. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Geographical History of America: Or the Relation of Human Nature to the Human Mind by Gertrude Stein at Barnes & Noble Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

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