How to Write

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Dover Publications, 1931 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 395 pages
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Not so much a how-to guide as an inspirational journey into the craft of writing by one of the 20th-century s most influential and unconventional literary figures. Also valuable as an entry into Stein s own writings. Reprint of original (1931) edition. New preface and introduction by P"

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User Review  - Ganeshaka - LibraryThing

This book makes a lot of sense. This book makes a lot of nonsense. this book is fun to wit: at Shakespeare. At Shakespeare and company typing at Shakespeare typing in stereo to type them to stereo ... Read full review

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Many people who like this book still don't know how. Read full review

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About the author (1931)

Famous writer Gertrude Stein was born on February 3, 1874 in Allegheny, PA and was educated at Radcliffe College and Johns Hopkins medical school. Stein wrote Three Lives, The Making of Americans, and Tender Buttons, all of which were considered difficult for the average reader. She is most famous for her opera Four Saints in Three Acts and The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, which was actually an autobiography of Stein herself. With her companion Alice B. Toklas, Stein received the French government's Medaille de la Reconnaissance Francaise for theory work with the American fund for French Wounded in World War I. Gertrude Stein died in Neuilly-ser-Seine, France on July 27, 1946.

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