Gertrude Stein


Born
in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, The United States
February 03, 1874

Died
July 27, 1946

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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 and then with Alice. Throughout her lifetime, Stein cultivated significant tertiary relationships with well-known members of the avant garde artistic and literary world of her time. ...more

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Paris France

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Ida

3.38 avg rating — 479 ratings — published 1971 — 19 editions
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How to Write

4.02 avg rating — 300 ratings — published 1931 — 14 editions
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The World is Round

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