The Geographical History of America: Or, The Relation of Human Nature to the Human Mind
Geographical History also elaborates on Stein's concepts of identity, landscape, presence, and composition. Today, as literary discourse pays more attention to textuality; to voice, reader-response, and phenomenology, Stein emerges as a pioneering modernist to whom the century is slowly catching up. For those in the performing arts, Geographical History further addresses the notion of play as landscape, one of Stein's most influential theatrical ideas, as well as such issues as dialogue, character, and dramatic structure -- in a book that is itself a model of modern experimentation.
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THE GEOGRAPHICAL HISTORY OF AMERICAUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
I don't like — or "get" — Gertrude Stein — but for those who do, here she is again. There is a cult. Go after the followers. Read full review
The geographical history of America, or, The relation of human nature to the human mindUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Considering most readers don't understand a thing she writes, Stein's continuing popularity is astounding. Both the plays and the history of America are presented here in her own inimitable style. For the serious literati. Read full review