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A primer for the gradual understanding of Gertrude Stein

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Unknown Binding, 158 pages
Published August 1st 1975 by Black Sparrow Press
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Jonathan
May 09, 2015 Jonathan rated it it was amazing




"A novel is what you dream in your night sleep. A novel is not waking thoughts although it is written and thought with waking thoughts. But really a novel goes as dreams go in sleeping at night and some dreams are like anything and some dreams are like something and some dreams change and some dreams are quiet and some dreams are not. And some dreams are just what any one would do only a little different always just a little different and that is what a novel is."





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Julie Reid
Feb 14, 2008 Julie Reid rated it it was amazing
seriously, this book has very insighful commentary by stein that really illuminates what she was setting out to do.
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Jun 18, 2007 Amy rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: the poetry-prone
My first intro to Stein's poetry was not enough but was not not. Love in the hand.
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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, from 1874-1914, and the second with Alice B. Toklas, from 1907 until Stein's death in 1946. Stein shared her salon at 27 rue de Fleurus, Paris, first with Leo an ...more
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