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The Public Is Invited to Dance: Representation, the Body, and Dialogue in Gertrude Stein

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This is a scholarly yet playful investigation into the sensual aspect of Gertrude Stein's writing, including her "caressing of nouns" and her quiet, cunning way of bringing lesbian sexuality into the text of her experimental poems, plays, and novels. As Stein says, "Lifting belly is a spectacle"! Chessman models a way of reading Stein's gorgeous experiments, from TENDER BU...more
Hardcover, 264 pages
Published March 1st 1989 by Stanford University Press
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