Geography and plays

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University of Wisconsin Press, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 447 pages
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This book offers readers a fascinating view of the range of Gertrude Stein's styles and her radical manipulation of genres during the most fertile and prolific years of her avant-garde experiments--1908 to 1920.

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Yes. Geography and Plays. Since I'm not quite ready for the density in "how to write" but I'm past the autobiography, this was perfect. Complimented by Gass's essay on Stein's sentences. I liked ... Read full review

Contents

An Introduction to the Achievement
vii
Analysis of Contents of Geography and Plays
lvi
The Work of Gertrude Stein
5
Copyright

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About the author (1993)

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.