Matisse Picasso and Gertrude Stein
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Dimensions (in):9 x 6 x 0.6
- Publication Date:January 1, 2007
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Gertrude Stein is best known for the quote, "A rose is a rose is a rose is a rose." She was an early 20th century writer whose work mirrored the experimentalism of the Cubist art movement.
"A Long Gay Book" (the novella that opens this volume -- a novella so substantial that it could well fill a volume by itself) is written in the stream-of-consciousness style that Stein helped to make famous. The tale begins by focusing on the idea of children being born with a clean slate, but it evolves into something else entirely. . . .
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