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- Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 13.95
Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time 'I always wanted to be historical,' Gertrude Stein once quipped. In 1932, Stein began writing the 'autobiography' of her longtime friend and companion, Alice B. Toklas. The book, an immediate bestseller, guaranteed them both a place in history. An account of their... more...
- The Floating Press 1914; US$ 4.99
Gertrude Stein's Tender Buttons: Objects, Food, Rooms from 1914 is a poetic exploration of words - clustered, juxtaposed, redefined and played off one another - to subterfuge their common meanings, which Stein felt had become watered down, and to re-infuse them with expressive force. more...
- The Floating Press 1909; US$ 3.99
American writer Gertrude Stein was definitely decades ahead of her time. Injecting experimental and avant-garde elements into her work, she described her method as "literary cubism" -- an understandable goal for someone who was close friends with Picasso and many other important artists of the day. Although the collection Three Lives definitely... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 7.96
Consists of three character studies of women; "The Good Anna"--a kind but domineering German servingwoman; "Melanctha"--an uneducated but sensitive black girl; "The Gentle Lena"--a pathetically feebleminded young German maid. From the Paperback edition. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2001; US$ 14.09
For Gertrude Stein and her companion Alice B. Toklas, life in Paris was based upon the rue de Fleurus and the Saturday evenings and ?it was like a kaleidoscope slowly turning?. Picasso was there with ?his high whinnying spanish giggle?, as were Cezanne and Matisse, Hemingway and Fitzgerald. As Toklas put it ? ?The geniuses came and talked to Gertrude... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 22.00
"This collection, a retrospective exhibit of the work of a woman who created a unique place for herself in the world of letters, contains a sample of practically every period and every manner in Gertrude Stein's career. It includes The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas in its entirety; selected passages from The Making of Americans; "Melanctha"from... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 1.95
?Alice B. Toklas wrote hers and now everybody will write theirs.? In 1933 Gertrude Stein?s The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas skyrocketed to the top of the bestseller lists, and the author found herself a celebrity. Everybody?s Autobiography is the very Steinian account of her soul-satisfying next five years in France, England, and America, where... more...