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In another important contribution to Stein studies, Sarah Posman and Laura Luise Schultz's Gertrude Stein in Europe: Reconfigurations across Media, Disciplines, and Traditions comprises a very useful set of essays placing Stein's work in its original European contexts, arguing that the labeling of Stein as quintessential American writer obscures the importance of her work, which has long circulated in France and beyond.
Thomas Mofolo, 22 December, 1876-8 September, 1948; Gertrude Stein, 3 February, 1874-27 July, 1946.
Stein was an outsider, a Jewish lesbian writer of what was mocked as meaningless doggerel: in the 1935 Fred Astaire/ Ginger Rogers movie Top Hat, the Rogers character comments on a bewildering and repetitive telegram by observing, "Sounds like Gertrude Stein!" Almost a century later, Douglas L.
A complementary discussion of Gertrude Stein with a more cultural and biographical emphasis was formulated in tandem with it as Seeing Gertrude Stein: Five Stories, by Tirza True Latimer and Wanda Corn.
(Picasso once respectfully addressed a letter: "To Mademoiselle Gertrude Stein, Man of Letters.") And while she did not announce her Jewishness, she was, all the same, perceived by the artistic goyim of that first decade of the 20th centuryin a Paris still reeling from the combat of the Dreyfus Affairas Jewish.
"Seeing Gertrude Stein" is on view at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington.
In 1900 Leo and Gertrude Stein visited the 1900 World's Fair in Paris, fell in love with the city, and moved there in 1902 followed by the eldest brother, Michael, his wife, Sarah and their young son, Allan.
Paris portraits; stories of Picasso, Matisse, Gertrude Stein, and their circle.
The Letters of Gertrude Stein and Virgil Thomson: Composition as Conversation.
In January of 1926, the twenty-nine-year-old composer and critic Virgil Thomson met Gertrude Stein, then fifty-one, a writer of hermetic texts and well-known member of the transatlantic modernist avant-garde.
Giselle Potter (illustrator), Gertrude Stein (author); TO DO: A BOOK OF ALPHABETS AND BIRTHDAYS; Yale University Press (Children's: Picture Books) $25.00 ISBN: 9780300170979