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Gertrude Stein

Renate Stendhal and Gertrude Stein


PUBLISHED: 10th January 1994
ISBN: 9780945575993
ANNOTATION:
Documents the life of the American expatriate author through chronologies, quotations, and photographs.
Gertrude Stein
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PUBLISHED: 10th January 1994
ISBN: 9780945575993
ANNOTATION:
Documents the life of the American expatriate author through chronologies, quotations, and photographs.

Annotation

Documents the life of the American expatriate author through chronologies, quotations, and photographs.

Publisher Description

Editor Renate Stendhal has selected 360 photographs - more than 100 of those seen here for the first time - of Gertrude Stein, her companion Alice B. Toklas, and the many familiar and famous faces who surrounded her. These photographs, artfully matched with text from Stein's work and from letters and memoirs of those who knew her, make up a distinctive new portrait of the Mother of Modernism in the expatriate circles of 1920s Paris.

Author Biography

Gertrude Stein was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, in 1874. As a child she lived in Vienna and Paris before returning to the United States to study at Radcliffe College and Johns Hopkins Medical School but left before taking her degree. In 1903 Stein moved to France where she lived with Alice B. Toklas.Her first novel, "Three Lives", was published in 1909. Its prose style is highly unconventional and virtually dispenses with standard punctuation. "Tender Buttons" (1914) was even more experimental and sold extremely poorly. Other work by Stein include her theory of writing, "Composition and Ex

Prizes

Winner of Lambda Literary Awards (Women's Memoir/Biography) 1994

Product Details

Pages
286
Publisher
Workman Publishing
Year
1994
ISBN-10
0945575998
ISBN-13
9780945575993
Format
Paperback
Subtitle
In Words and Pictures : a Photobiography
Country of Publication
United States
Edited by
Renate Stendhal, Gertrude Stein
Illustrations
illustrations
Author
Renate Stendhal, Gertrude Stein
Short Title
GERTRUDE STEIN
Language
English
Media
Book
Residence
US
Publication Date
1994-01-10
Audience
General/Trade